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CS2101   Foundations of Computation (Accelerated)

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 40

ECTS credits : 20

Level : SCQF level 8

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Available only to direct second year entrants.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module is an accelerated version of CS2001. It includes necessary background material from core first-year modules, as well as the same content as CS2001.

Relationship to other modules

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take CS1002 or take CS1003 or take CS2001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 5 lectures, 2 tutorials and 3 x 3-hour practical classes.

Scheduled learning hours: 160

Guided independent study hours: 240

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%


Module teaching staff: TBC Module coordinator(s): Second Level Coordinator - Computer Science (