Total Credits: 20
Level: Level 1
Target Students: Qualifying year undergraduate students in the School of Computer Science.
This module is part of the Foundations of Computer Science theme in the School of Computer Science.
|Autumn||Assessed by end of Autumn Semester|
Summary of Content: You’ll cover the basic concepts in mathematics which are of relevance to the development of computer software. Topics which will be covered include: logic; sets, functions and relations; graphs; induction, basic probability and statistics; matrices. You’ll spend around four hours per week in lectures and tutorials for this module.
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||2 hours|
Method of Assessment:
|Exam 1||100||2 hr written examination|
Dr P Lehre
Professor R John
Education Aims: To provide students with the basic mathematical and problem solving 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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