October 5th, 2018

Lab sessions for this module take place in G26 today.

About this Module

Credit Weighting: 5

Pre-requisite(s): None

Co-requisite(s): None

Teaching Method(s): 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 9 x 1hr(s) Practicals.

Module Objective: Introduce the basics of Python programming for Digital Humanities.

Module Content: Running Python scripts; Using a programming editor; Basic Python programming: variables, data types (integers, floats, strings, etc.), and expressions. Introduction to functions and parameters. Introduction to data structures (dictionaries, lists). Program control flow (repetition, conditional statements).

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to: Explain the principles of programming with Python; Write and execute simple expressions; Write and debug simple programs that use functions, data structures and control flow.

Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 60 marks; Continuous Assessment 40 marks (Laboratory assignments/tests).

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 2018.

Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Autumn 2016. The mark for Continuous Assessment is carried forward.