Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 1
Target Students: First year undergraduate students in the School of Computer Science and IT and students in the School of Mathematics. Available to JYA/Erasmus students.
|Autumn||Assessed by end of Autumn Semester|
Summary of Content: 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|
|Lecture||11 weeks||2 per week||1 hour|
|Tutorial||11 weeks||1 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.|
Professor R Backhouse
Dr H Nilsson
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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