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 introduces the basic concepts of computer security and cryptography, common attacks and defences against them, and relevant legal and policy frameworks.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass CS2002 and ( pass CS2001 or pass CS2101 )
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%