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CS1029: MODELLING AND PROBLEM SOLVING FOR COMPUTING (2021-2022)

Last modified: 25 Oct 2021 16:00


Course Overview

This course will introduce students to techniques that support problem solving and modelling with computers, and concepts and methods that are fundamental to computing science. The techniques and concepts will be illustrated with numerous computing examples.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Musa Karatu

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will introduce students to techniques that support problem solving and modelling with computers, and concepts and methods that are fundamental to computing science. It will draw upon methods from logic, and on discrete and continuous mathematics. The techniques and concepts will be illustrated with numerous computing examples.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Practical during University weeks 10 - 19

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

Alternative Assessment

MCQ Class Test (40%)

MCQ Class Test (60%)

Alternative Resit Assessment

Where a student fails the course overall they will be afforded the opportunity to resit those parts of the course that they failed (pass marks will be carried forward).

 

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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