## Annoucements

**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

**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.