Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 1
Target Students: Qualifying year undergraduate students in the School of Computer Science. Also available to students from other Schools with the agreement of the module convenor. Available to JYA/Erasmus students.
This Module has been identified as being particularly suitable for first year students, including those from other Schools.
|Autumn||Assessed by end of Autumn Semester|
Summary of Content:
This module is part of the Foundations of Computer Science theme in the School of Computer Science.The module covers basic concepts in mathematics of relevance to the development of computer software. Some topics are linked to problems in G51APS. This module provides relevant mathematical techniques, whilst G51APS provides additional motivation.
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Tutorial||11 weeks||1 per week||1 hour|
|Lecture||11 weeks||2 per week||1 hour|
Method of Assessment:
|Exam 1||75||1.5 hour written examination|
|Coursework 1||25||Mathematics-based questions, Either 16 questions across four coursework sheets or 15 questions across three coursework sheets.|
Dr V Capretta
Education Aims: To provide students with the basic mathematical skills needed within a Computer Science degree course.
Learning Outcomes: Knowledge and Understanding: Understanding of basic mathematical concepts, definitions and notation. Intellectual Skills: The ability to understand and apply simple logical reasoning. Transferable Skills: The ability to use mathematics to solve problems.
Offering School: Computer Science
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