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CS5024   Advanced Topics in Computer Communication Systems

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module reinforces the basic principles and fundamental concepts of computer communication systems (CCS). It will cover, in depth, new developments and emerging topics in CCS and allow students to analyse, evaluate, critique and reproduce results from CCS research papers.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Postgraduate students must pass CS5022. Undergraduate students must pass CS3102 or CS5022.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 lectures (x 11 weeks), 1 tutorial (x 6 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 28

Guided independent study hours: 119

Assessment pattern

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

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

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