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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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TKOPP1 High Level Programming 9 ECTS
Organised by
Computer Science
Preceding studies
Or corresponding knowledge in the field

Learning outcomes

The course aims at initiating the students into the basic concepts of high level programming. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to implement small programs using these basic concepts.


The course introduces the basics of programming. These include the notions of algorithm, variables, statements, types and control structures (selection and repetition). In addition, topics such as input and output, functions, arrays, exceptions and files are covered.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 30 h 0 h
Exercises 26 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Written examination, a certain number of weekly exercises and two project works.


Numeric 1-5.

Recommended year of study

1. year autumn

Study materials

  1. Wikla, A., Ohjelmoinnin perusteet Java-kielellä. OtaData
  2. Deitel, H. & Deitel, P., Java, How to Program. Prentice Hall.

Further information

A corresponding course has previously been lectured under the title "Elementary Course in Programming".

Belongs to following study modules

School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
Joint Basic Studies (Computer Science)
School of Information Sciences
Joint Basic Studies (Interactive Technology)
School of Information Sciences
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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