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This course teaches people with little or no programming experience how to write computer programs using the C# programming language and the Microsoft Visual Studio IDE.

  • Overview

    The course covers programming basics including sequences, conditional statements and iteration before moving onto more advanced programming constructs. Students are encouraged to develop their problem-solving skills by developing programs to solve a series of commonly faced programming problems.

  • What will I study?

    The syllabus includes:

    • The basics of the C# programming language
    • Data types, variables and constants
    • Program sequence
    • Conditional statements (If, else, else if, switch)
    • Iteration (For Loops)
    • Further loops (While, Do While, Nested Loops)
    • Problem solving and Program Design
    • Arrays
    • Vectors (Dynamic Arrays)
    • File handling (Reading from and Writing to files)
  • Entry Requirements

    Good basic use of computers/navigating screens etc in Microsoft Windows.

  • For more information

    For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email

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