University of Technology Sydney

32547 UNIX Systems Programming

6cp; 3hpw; 1hpw lecture, 2hpw computer lab
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Recommended studies:

students are expected to be confident computer users with some prior programming experience



This information technology subject provides students with professional skills and knowledge for working in a UNIX environment. UNIX is a widely popular operating system for computing platforms ranging from tablet PCs to server farms. In this subject, students learn the fundamentals of UNIX and how to perform system programming in the UNIX shell and programming language Python. These skills are essential for professional profiles as diverse as IT system administrators, system developers, data engineers, software engineers, network administrators, and IT managers at large.

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Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus

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