Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) is a programming paradigm that people can use to model the real world problems. This unit (NIT5150) provides advanced practice in object-oriented concepts using Python programming language and its relevant advanced features. Python is an interpreted, high-level and general-purpose programming language, and it is widely used in many cutting-edge technologies, including Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics and IoT development. This unit aims to provide students with a solid foundation in object-oriented programming skills using Python in different complex scenarios, and to prepare students for further learning in AI and Data Science.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Adapt object-oriented programming concepts to compose advanced object-oriented solutions for problem solving;  
  2. Design and develop algorithms and data structures using the Python programming language; and  
  3. Implement and evaluate state-of-the-art object-oriented applications.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Laboratory Work Lab Assessment (2) 20%
Case Study In-class Problem Solving Case Study for scenario based programming problems (concepts, modelling, algorithms, analysis, design, implementation) 40%
Project Practical programming project 40%
The Case Study will be focusing on concepts, analysis and modelling in multiple scenarios, system design and partial implementations, and evaluations. However, Project will be focusing on providing a complete solution for a given complex scenario. Project is due by week 8 in the delivery block.

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