## Annoucements

**October 24th, 2019**

As discussed and agreed in lectures, the two in-class tests associated with this module will take place as follows:

- 11am, Friday November 8th, Room 1.07
- 11am, Friday November 29th, Room 1.07

## About this Module

**Credit Weighting:** 5

**Pre-requisite(s):** None

**Co-requisite(s):** None

**Teaching Method(s):** 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 11 x 2hr(s) Tutorials.

**Module Objective:** Students should develop skills in the foundational techniques needed to analyse, design, implement and communicate computational problems and solutions.

**Module Content:** The scope of computer science and software engineering; practical problems and solutions in computer science; discrete structures for computer science, including sets, functions and propositional logic; formulating, evaluating and manipulating expressions.

**Learning Outcomes:** On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Understand some basic tools for analysing computational problems;
Formulate computational problems using representations such as sets, functions and logical specifications;
Derive formal proofs of logical statements.

**Assessment:** Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 80 marks; Continuous Assessment 20 marks (In-Class Tests 20 marks).

**Compulsory Elements:** Formal Written Examination; Continuous Assessment.

**Penalties (for late submission of Course/Project Work etc.):** Work which is submitted late shall be assigned a mark of zero (or a Fail Judgement in the case of Pass/Fail modules).

**Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module:** 40\%.

**Formal Written Examination:** 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Winter 2015.

**Requirements for Supplemental Examination:** 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) (which incorporates assessment of both End of Semester Written Examination and Continuous Assessment) to be taken in Autumn 2016.