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ET5401   English for Computer Science 1

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 11

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module is designed to develop the academic literacy of students entering onto MSc programmes in the School of Computer Science, and this module runs in parallel with English for Academic Purposes (ET5400). Strategies learnt in ET5400 will be applied to specific Computer Science-based texts, and written and spoken tasks. Students will also participate in assessed group projects modelled on similar assessments in 5000-level Computer Science (CS) modules.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 6 class tutorials (x 11 weeks), one individual supervision meeting (.05 hours, x 5 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 69

Guided independent study hours: 132

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

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

Re-assessment: Coursework = 100%


Module coordinator: Ms A J Brooks
Module teaching staff: Ms J Brooks, Ms M Carr