Approx Cost:
Students will be expected to have printing credit available for this subject (suggest a constant of $5).
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Requirements:

At least 12 credits from DTP201. Students with some programming experience and good mathematical ability may apply by negotiation with the TIC.

Students will need to have their own headphones.

Course Outline:

This course is designed for students who are interested in a career in computer science or programming.  Students will extend their programming skills and develop awareness of the different areas addressed by computer scientists. 

Topics will include:

  • Object oriented programming
  • Working with GUI
  • Computer Science concepts.
  • Brief development and prototyping


  • Problem solving through planning, documenting and creating complex computer programs
  • GUI design and development
  • Testing procedures
  • Describing areas of computer science such as intelligent systems

It is expected that students will engage with their projects beyond class time.

Where Does It Lead:

University Entrance or other tertiary studies in the digital technologies area.

For further information see:
Mrs R Davey