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  • Deakin University

SIT771.1 Getting Started with Objects

Learn the basics of computer programming and create your first objects.

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SIT771.1 Getting Started with Objects
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    10 hours

Find out more about the  degree

This course is the first of five in SIT771 Object Oriented Development and part of the Cyber Security and Information Technology degrees, some of the first degrees to be offered on FutureLearn.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • learn how to install tools on their computer so they can build programs
  • understand the basics of getting started with C# and object oriented programming
  • begin building their own program with .NET Core and the C# programming language
  • understand how to create objects and how they can get them to know and do things
  • discover key principles of object oriented programming: encapsulation and abstraction

Who is the course for?

Deakin University postgraduate students

What software or tools do you need?

In this course you will need access to a computer on which you will be able to create and run programs. Get ready to start by installing the necessary tools.

Who will you learn with?

Mengmeng is a lecturer in Cyber Security in School of IT. Her research topics focus on cyber security and Internet of Things.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established

    1974
  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia
  • World ranking

    Top 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021

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  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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