Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 9
This module explains the techniques used to encode data, emphasising the ideas of security and secrecy, error correcting capabilities, and data compression.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass CS2002 and ( pass CS2101 or pass CS2001 )
Weekly contact: 2 lectures (x10weeks) and fortnightly tutorial.
Scheduled learning hours: 26
Guided independent study hours: 124
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Existing Coursework = 40%