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DXB211 Creative Coding

As part of a contemporary design and creative practice, practitioners often need to understand aspects of creative computer programming. This unit provides designers and creative practitioners with an introduction to computer programming. It demonstrates how professional designers and creative practitioners use programming and introduces the principles of programming that will allow you to use computing as a creative tool for your own design and creative practice. The unit is presented in a manner that is suited to the learning styles of designers and creative practitioners, and requires no previous computer programming experience. These skills will be applied to the creation of creative visual and interactive design outcomes in a studio setting.

Unit information

Unit code
DXB211
Faculty
Creative Industries Faculty
School/Discipline
Interactive & Visual Design
Study area
Information technology
Credit points
12

Dates and locations

Teaching period Dates Locations
Semester 1, 2019 25 February 2019 - 21 June 2019 Kelvin Grove
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Fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
2019: $1,169
Domestic fee-paying student fee
2019: $3,216
International student fee (excluding study abroad students)
2019: $4,068
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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

Prerequisites
36cp of previous study
Equivalents
DXB303, KIB205
Assumed knowledge
It is assumed that you are computer literate - which means you know how to use a typical computer (Mac and/or Windows), and can use standard desktop applications such as a word processor, email and web browser

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.

Unit outlines

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Semester 1, 2019