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CS2003   The Internet and the Web: Concepts and Programming

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 8

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 11.00 am

This module introduces the student to the Internet and the World Wide Web from a Computer Science perspective. It consists of two complementary streams: computer networks and web-based computing. Both streams introduce key concepts, current technologies, programming abstractions and the practical aspects of developing web-based and network applications.

Relationship to other modules

Co-requisite(s): You must also take CS2001 or take CS2101

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 4 lectures, 1 tutorial and 2 x 3-hour practical class.

Scheduled learning hours: 110

Guided independent study hours: 190

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 3-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 60%, Existing Coursework = 40%