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CSC2408 Software Development Tools

Units : 1
School or Department : School of Mathematics, Physics & Computing
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 25 March 2023


Pre-requisite: CSC1401


Computing students as well as professional IT practitioners are required to use a wide range of software tools to support their daily work. They are also required to work with a range of modern platforms, technologies and techniques that are accessed in the cloud. This course introduces students to a set of powerful tools and techniques early in their study program to build a foundation for advanced level courses in all areas of computing.

In this course students will be introduced to a wide range of foundational as well as modern software tools and techniques. Students are provided with a customised environment in which these tools and techniques can be learned effectively. The emphasis will be upon tools available under the Linux family of operating systems, though skills gained are transferrable to other environments as well.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2023 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2023 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2023 Online
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2023 Online
Date printed 25 March 2023