Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
This module covers the fundamentals of distributed systems, with reference to system models, programming languages, algorithmic techniques, concurrency and correctness.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass CS3102
Weekly contact: 2 lectures (x 11 weeks) and fortnightly tutorial.
Scheduled learning hours: 28
Guided independent study hours: 122
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%