School of Engineering and Computer Science

COMP-103 – Introduction to Data Structures and Algorithms

Points:15Prerequisites:COMP 112 or B- or higher in COMP 102
School:Engineering & Comp SciRestrictions:None

This course builds on COMP 102, focusing on the techniques for designing, building and analysing computer programs that deal with large collections of data. The course addresses techniques for programming with collections of data, and the data structures and algorithms needed to implement these collections. The course expands programming skills and provides an understanding of the principles of data abstraction, algorithm design, and the analysis of algorithms fundamental to computer science.

Tuition Fees

2015: domestic $797.10     international $3,419.10


1 hour per week


Java Foundations: Introduction to Program Design and Data Structures (2nd edition). Lewis, DePasquale and Chase. Pearson, 2011.

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Trimester 2 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
945 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Mon, Thu, Fri1000 - 1050Maclaurin [Kelburn]LT101Marcus Frean*
Thomas Kuehne 
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Mon, Thu, Fri1000 - 1050Maclaurin [Kelburn]LT101