Credits: 5

Schedule: 11.09.2019 - 05.12.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-II (Autumn 2019)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course student can implement small programs using Python language and can apply basic programming concepts in solving small programming problems. After the course student understands the basic functionality of a computer device, and how it is controlled using a computer program.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Functionality of a computer device. Basic programming tools and structures, such as variables, loops, conditional statements, functions and classes. Simple algorithms for common problems.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Assessment consists of weekly programming tasks, and an individual programming project.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact teaching 48 h, Independent learning 75 h.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Course book and online programming exercises. Details will be provided in MyCourses.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Only for students in the Digital Systems and Design and Chemical Engineering majors of Aalto BSc Programme in Science and Technology and the BSc Programme in Economics. Corresponding course in Finnish is CS-A1111. ELEC-A7050, CS-A1111 and CS-A1113 are overlapping courses and only one of them can be included in a degree.


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