CCQ107 Coding for Communicators

It is essential that future focused communication professionals have both an understanding of how computational technologies transform the world of communication, and the hands-on skills to develop code. This unit provides a foundational understanding of computational thinking. It provides a hands-on approach to the field of computational communication, including how to use and create programs written in Python; to program Python for automating data collection; and to collect, manage, process and analyse the digital traces of human online communication.

Unit information

Unit code
CCQ107
Faculty
Creative Industries Faculty
School/Discipline
School of Communication
Study area
Creative practice, communication and design
Credit points
6

Dates and locations

Teaching period Dates Locations
Session-1B, 2020 9 March 2020 - 10 April 2020 QUT Online (Online)
Session-3B, 2020 24 August 2020 - 25 September 2020 QUT Online (Online)
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Fees

Domestic fee-paying student fee
2020: $1,296
International student fee (excluding study abroad students)
2020: $1,296

Guide to fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as a cross-institutional student who has a Commonwealth supported place at their home university.
Domestic fee-paying student fee
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens, who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are not eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as part of a QUT course during Summer Semester
  • as a cross-institutional student who does not have a Commonwealth supported place at their home university
  • as a single-unit study student.
International student fee
For international students who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course
  • as a cross-institutional student.

Previous study requirements

Equivalents
CCN107

Guide to previous study requirements

Prerequisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have completed these prerequisite units (or have credit, advanced standing or exemption for them), or be able to demonstrate that you have equivalent background knowledge.
Anti-requisites
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these anti-requisite units.
Co-requisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have already completed these co-requisite units, or you must enrol in them at the same time.
Equivalents
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these equivalent units.
Assumed knowledge
We assume that you have a minimum level of knowledge in certain areas before you start this unit.

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