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Commercial programming in COBOL ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: J Sheard

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: The basic syntax of the COBOL 85 languages. The design, testing and implementation in COBOL 85 of batch and interactive commercial algorithms. Sequential, indexed and relative file processing. Other topics include transaction processing, multi-user programming issues involved in large scale legacy systems. New advances in COBOL. Year 2000 problems.

Assessment: Examination (3 hours) and unit test: 60% + Assignment: 40%

Contact Hours: 2 hours lectures and 2 hours tutorials per week

Prerequisites: CSE1203, SFT1102 or equivalent

Prohibitions: BUS1042, BUS3522, BUS4620,CFR1122, CFR2110, CFR3308, CSC2920, CSC3150, CSC3920, CSE2110, CSE2405, CSE2205, CSE2392, CSE3392, GCO2811, GCO7824, SFT1122, SFT2110, SFT2305, SFT2205, SFT3205, SFT7640