Programming Principles and Practice
SCQF level 11
Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF level 11
This module introduces computational thinking and problem solving skills to students who have no or little previous programming experience. It covers general programming concepts used in the development of software applications, such as data structures, functions, choice, iteration, recursion and input/output. An easy-to-learn programming language is used to illustrate these concepts, and programming skills are reinforced through practical assignments.
Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take CS5001
Weekly contact: Lectures, tutorials and practical classes.
Scheduled learning hours: 35
Guided independent study hours: 115
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%