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Overview

This is the third course in the Software Development MicroMasters program from British Columbia - UBCx . You will learn how to build larger and more complex software systems using the Java programming language.

Education

The Software Construction - Data Abstraction course from University of British Columbia - UBCx begins with the topic of data abstraction - from specification to implementation. Particular attention is given to how to write robust tests using JUnit. Then the course expands on these ideas to explore how type hierarchies and polymorphism can be used to decrease redundancy in your code. The course wraps up with a discussion of how to design robust classes.

By the end of the course, you will have a solid foundation in designing software in Java, and be ready to move onto Software Construction: Object-Oriented Design, where you will learn more complex design patterns and principles designing object-oriented programs.

Learners who enroll in the Verified track will receive staff grading for the course project and increased interaction with the instructors and staff.

The Software Construction - Data Abstraction programme is part of the Software Development MicroMasters Program offered at University of British Columbia - UBCx.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 42 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      Length: 6 weeks 

      Effort: 8-10 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What you'll learn:

  • How to read and write Java programs
  • How to test Java programs with JUnit
  • To build larger software systems using abstraction and decomposition
  • How to specify, implement, use and test a data abstraction

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Prerequisites:

  • How to Code: Simple Data
  • How to Code: Complex Data

Tuition Fee

Add a Verified Certificate for $125 USD

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