Why study Computing?
You will enjoy this course if you would like to:
· Think creatively, innovatively, analytically, logically and critically;
· Understand the organization of computer systems, including software, hardware, data, communications and people;
· Apply skills, knowledge and understanding of computing, including programming, in a range of contexts to solve problems;
· Learn skills in project and time management;
· See relationships between different aspects of the subject, and perceive their field of study in a broader perspective;
· Understand the consequences of using computers, including social, legal, ethical and other issues;
· Be aware of emerging technologies and an appreciation of their potential impact on society.
What will I study?
|1. Fundamentals of programming||10. Fundamentals of programming|
|2. Fundamentals of data structures||11. Fundamentals of data structures|
|3. Systematic approach to problem solving||12. Fundamentals of algorithms|
|4. Theory of computation||13. Theory of computation|
|5. Fundamentals of data representation||14. Fundamentals of data representation|
|6. Fundamentals of computer systems||15. Fundamentals of computer sytems|
|7. Fundamentals of computer organisation and architecture||16. Fundamentals of computer organisation and architecture|
|8. Consequences of uses of computing||17. Consequences of uses of computing|
|9. Fundamentals of communication and networking||18. Fundamentals of communication and networking|
|19. Fundamentals of databases|
|20. Big Data|
|21. Fundamentals of functional programming|
|22. Systematic approach to problem solving|
|23. Non-exam assessment - the computing practical project|
How will I study?
Through a mixture of teacher-led activities, individual research, case studies, theory work and practical sessions.