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CS5041   Interactive Software and Hardware

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 11

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: The module is available to all students enrolled on the MSc in Human Computer Interaction Programme. A ballot for students on other MSc programmes and final year MSci students wishing to take the module may be necessary due to lab equipment constraints.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module develops prototype-building skills for a wide range of interactive technologies. Students learn how to create interactive hardware and software using technologies such as tangible programming kits, mobile devices, microprocessor kits and depth cameras. There is a strong emphasis on practical assignments.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Undergraduate - Before taking this module you must pass CS2002 and (pass CS2001 or pass CS2101)

Co-requisite(s): Postgraduate - You must also take CS5001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Lectures, practical classes and tutorials.

Scheduled learning hours: 66

Guided independent study hours: 84

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


Module teaching staff: TBC Module coordinator(s): Director of Postgraduate Teaching - Computer Science (