Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 11
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
The aim of this module is to provide students with an understanding of the concepts and development techniques used for critical, socio-technical systems. When students have completed this module they will: understand the notion of system dependability and the key characteristics of dependable systems; understand the specialised software engineering techniques that may be used to ensure dependable system operation; have practical experience of applying some of these techniques in systems specification, design or implementation.
Pre-requisite(s): Undergraduate - before taking this module you must pass CS3099
Weekly contact: Weekly lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical classes.
Scheduled learning hours: 25
Guided independent study hours: 125
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%