Programming in C

Qualification: Undergraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: RMIT University
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Course Description RMIT University’s Programming in C unit through OUA focuses on problem solving and critical analysis to further develop your problem-solving capacity, and ability to develop suitable algorithmic solutions coded in C programming language.

At the completion of this unit students will be able to use C language to implement small to medium programs of varying complexity, using the most common features of the language, while also adhering to standard (ISO) language.

You will learn to employ superior programming techniques, standards and practices, program development, and to organise separate source translation units for larger programs so they reflect the use of abstract data types.

You will also be able to use simple, possibly dynamically allocated, data structures in solutions and adapt programming experience and language knowledge to other programming language contexts.

Eligibility

It’s recommended that you have completed the following unit, or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

  • Programming 1

Areas of study

In this Programming in C unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Getting started
  • Problem solving and functional abstraction
  • Data abstraction and managing C files
  • Pointer types and debugging techniques
  • Storage classes and the C pre-processor
  • File processing
  • More module abstraction and advanced concepts
  • Dynamic memory management
  • Dynamic data structures
  • Exception Handling
  • Unions and function pointers
  • Generics and reusability

Course pathways

This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following course:

  • Bachelor of Technology (Information Systems), Swinburne University of Technology

This unit is an approved elective in the following course:

  • Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies), RMIT University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

Programming in C allows you to forge a career as a web programmer, analyst, web developer, or Android programmer, roles which include tasks such as creating virtual reality experiences to database structure design and gaming programming.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Programming in C from RMIT University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP ay be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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