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COMP204B Object-Oriented Program Design

10 Points

This paper introduces students to O-O programming using Java, software engineering methodologies, and Design Patterns.

Learning Outcomes
Students who pass this paper will be able to explain and compare several widely-used software development methodologies and will be experienced in applying the key practices of those methodologies.

Pre Requisite Papers
COMP203 Programming with Data Structures

Restricted Papers
COMP242 Software Engineering Process

Lecturers and Tutors

B Semester


    • Dr. Craig Taube-Schock
      Room: G.2.04
      Phone: +64 7 838 4768

Official Timetable Information


    Thursday16:00 - 18:00S.1.02


    Thursday10:00 - 11:00L.G.05

Compulsory Components
All tests and assignments are compulsory.

Recommended Reading
S. McConnell, Code Complete, Second Edition, Microsoft Press, 2004.

Means of Assessment

This paper has four assessment items, 2 assignments and 2 tests, each worth 25% of your final grade. Assignments are completed in groups and tests are written in-class.

Assignments and tests will be assigned a letter grade.

Assessment Ratio
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0

Assessment Deadlines

    Test 1 August 21 In class 25%
    Assignment 1September 5 14:00 25%
    Test 2October 16 In class 25%
    Assignment 2October 17 14:00 25%

Attendance Policy
Class attendance is expected. The course notes provided are not comprehensive, additional material will be covered in class. You are responsible for all material covered in class.

Academic Integrity
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Performance Impairment
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Student Concerns and Complaints
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Application for Extension
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Review of Grade
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University Regulations
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