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ET5402   English for Computer Science 2

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Available only to students on MSc programme in the School of Computer Science and must be taking other relevant modules on that programme.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module is designed to follow on from ET5401 and ET5400 to further enhance the academic literacy of students on MSc Programmes in the School of Computer Science. Strategies learnt on the two modules mentioned above 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 CS modules.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 6 class tutorials (x 11 weeks), one individual supervision meeting (0.5 hours, 5 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 72

Guided independent study hours: 132

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

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

Re-assessment: Coursework = 100%


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