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CS5022   Practice in Computer Communication Systems

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module aims to introduce students to the applications, protocols and architecture of Computer Communication Systems in terms of their practical realisation, operation, control and management. It will enable them to use standard programming languages and tools in order to build communication applications and protocols and to use standard analytical and statistical tools for examining the operation and performance of communication applications, protocols and systems.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Undergraduate - before taking this module undergraduate students must pass CS3102

Co-requisite(s): Postgraduate - you must also take CS5001 and take CS5020

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 lectures (x 10 weeks), 1 tutorial (x 4 weeks), lab session (x 4 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 32

Guided independent study hours: 116

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: No Re-assessment available

Personnel

Module teaching staff: TBC Module coordinator(s): Director of Postgraduate Teaching - Computer Science (dopgt-cs@st-andrews.ac.uk)