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Oracle Academy: Java Fundamentals and Java Programming (Online)
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Self-taught course

Description

This is a fee-based online course for Java Fundamentals & Java Programming. Both courses will be available upon receiving a confirmed booking, the courses cannot be booked separately.

The Java Fundamentals course:

  • Lays the foundation for those with little or no programming experience
  • Introduces fundamental programming concepts and terminology in an easy, engaging manner
  • Uses animations and games to introduce basic computer science concepts
  • Incorporates integrated development environments: Alice 3, Greenfoot, and Eclipse

The Java Programming course:

  • Builds upon the knowledge gained from Oracle Academy: Java Fundamentals
  • Enables students to further develop Java programming knowledge using Java SE7
  • Teaches the core APIs used to design object-oriented applications with Java
  • Uses the GridWorld case study to enhance student knowledge of core Java concepts

Completion of this online Oracle Academy: Java Fundamentals course prepares you to take the optional external Oracle Certified Associate Java SE 7 Programmer 1 exam 1Z0-803. Information on the exam fee and details of the exam can be found online.

Completion of the Oracle Academy: Java Programming course prepares you to take the external Oracle Certified Associate Java SE 7 Programmer II exam 1Z0-804. Exam details including fee can be found online.

Target audience
  • All current Cambridge University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
System requirements

What is needed to access Oracle iLearning:

  • a. Internet Explorer 6 or higher (IE6) with Java enabled – Javascript must be enabled (the default setting for IE)
  • b. Latest version of Adobe Flash Player
  • c. Latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • d. Browser settings
    • i. Caching Option turned off (for Microsoft users only)
    • ii. Cookies must be enabled
    • iii. Pop-ups must be allowed - not blocked

Further instructions to set up your computer are included online in the course materials under Section 0 - Course Resources where you will find instructions to download and install the following software:

  • 1. Java Development Kit (JDK)
  • 2. Greenfoot
  • 3. Alice 3
  • 4. Eclipse
Charging
  • Online access to the course £100 fee for University departments. Colleges and private payments from University members are charged + VAT = £120
Exam information
  • There are two external exams for those who wish to take them:
    • Oracle Certified Associate Java SE 7 Programmer 1 exam 1Z0-803. Information on the exam fee and details of the exam can be found online
    • Oracle Certified Associate Java SE 7 Programmer II exam 1Z0-804. Exam details including fee can be found online
  • The exam can be booked and taken through the exam centre
Duration

Each course is approximately 90 hours on a self study basis, however the course should be completed by the end of August when Oracle deletes all existing student accounts.

Frequency

On-going

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