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CS4144   Visual Analytics

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module provides foundations for visual analytics. Visual analytics focuses on practical skills and knowledge that enable large scale analysis of real-world datasets, an increasingly important activity in research and industry. This includes three main important aspects: data preparation and processing, visual data representation and data analysis processes (both on a computational and human level).

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Undergraduate - Before taking this module you must pass CS2002 and ( pass CS2001 or pass CS2101 ). Postgraduate - Before taking this module you must pass CS5001

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take CS5044

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3-hour lecture (x 11 weeks), 1-hour seminar (x 8 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 41

Guided independent study hours: 109

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Coursework = 60%

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

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Existing Coursework = 60%


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