Continuous Assessment Provisional Results
The provisional continuous assessment results for this module are now available.
October 10, 2016
The in-class tests for this module will take place on Tuesday 25th October (Test 1) and Tuesday 29th November (Test 2). Each test will take place during our regular 2-3 lecture slot in Room WGB G.05. Each test is worth 10 marks (10%) towards the final grade for this module.
September 30, 2016
Lab sessions begin on Monday, October 3rd Each student must participate in one two-hour lab session per week. The assignment of students to lab groups is now available.
September 12, 2016
Module web-site is up and running.
About this Module
Credit Weighting: 5
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.