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Degree Programme Table: Computer Science and Physics (BSc Hons) (UTCMPPH)

Year 1, Academic year 2012/13, Starting month: September

  • Notes: Before making your course choices, make sure you have discussed them with your Director of Studies.


  • COMPULSORY COURSES
    This DPT has 8 compulsory course(s).


    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    INFR08012 Informatics 1 - Computation and Logic As available 10
    INFR08013 Informatics 1 - Functional Programming As available 10
    INFR08014 Informatics 1 - Object-Oriented Programming As available 10
    INFR08015 Informatics 1 - Data and Analysis As available 10
    PHYS08016 Physics 1A: Foundations As available 20
    PHYS08017 Physics 1B: The Stuff of the Universe As available 20
    PHYS08035 Mathematics for Physics 1 As available 20
    PHYS08036 Mathematics for Physics 2 As available 20




    COURSE OPTIONS
    This DPT has 0 set(s) of course options with the following rules.




    Year 2, Academic year 2012/13, Starting month: August

  • Notes: Entry to Honours requires a pass at 50% or above at the first attempt in at least 20 credit points' worth of the Informatics 2 courses listed, passes at 50% or above in both Physics 2 courses and passes in all remaining compulsory courses, or the permission of the Head of School.


  • COMPULSORY COURSES
    This DPT has 5 compulsory course(s).


    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    INFR08009 Informatics 2B - Algorithms, Data Structures, Learning As available 20
    INFR08018 Informatics 2C - Introduction to Computer Systems As available 10
    INFR08019 Informatics 2C - Introduction to Software Engineering As available 10
    PHYS08046 Physics of Fields and Matter As available 20
    PHYS08043 Dynamics and Vector Calculus As available 20




    COURSE OPTIONS
    This DPT has 5 set(s) of course options with the following rules.



    Select exactly 20 credits course level 08, as available
    PHYS08044     Classical and Modern Physics     (20 credits)

     
    OR   

    Select exactly 10 credits course level 08, as available
    PHYS08045     Modern Physics     (10 credits)

     

    AND   


    Select exactly 20 credits course level 08, as available
    PHYS08041     Algebra and Calculus     (20 credits)

     
    OR   

    Select exactly 10 credits course level 08, as available
    PHYS08042     Linear Algebra and Several Variable Calculus     (10 credits)

     

    AND   

    Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 20 credits from Level 7 and 8 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W, as available

     


    Year 3, Academic year 2012/13, Starting month: August

  • Notes: Students seeking BCS accreditation must select Professional Issues (Level 10), normally in 3rd Year, and must also select the Informatics Honours Project in 4th Year.

    With the permission of the School Curriculum Approval Officer, an additional 10 points may be taken at level 10 to assist in preparation for the Honours project.


  • COMPULSORY COURSES
    This DPT has 4 compulsory course(s).


    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    PHYS09014 Dynamics and Relativity As available 10
    PHYS09018 Electromagnetism As available 10
    PHYS09017 Quantum Mechanics As available 10
    PHYS09019 Statistical Mechanics As available 10




    COURSE OPTIONS
    This DPT has 5 set(s) of course options with the following rules.


    Overarching rule collection group: A  
    Select exactly 80 credits from these collections:  

    Select a minimum of 10 credits and maximum of 30 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR09032    System Design Project   20  
    INFR09040    Computer Science Large Practical   10  

     
    AND   

    Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 70 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR09006    Algorithms and Data Structures   10  
    INFR09007    Compiling Techniques   10  
    INFR09008    Computability and Intractability   10  
    INFR09009    Computer Architecture   10  
    INFR09010    Computer Design   10  
    INFR09011    Database Systems   10  
    INFR09014    Language Semantics and Implementation   10  
    INFR09015    Operating Systems   10  
    INFR09016    Software Engineering with Objects and Components   10  
    INFR09025    Computer Security   10  
    INFR09027    Computer Communications and Networks   10  
    INFR09029    Introductory Applied Machine Learning   10  
    INFR09031    Logic Programming   10  

     
    AND   

    Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 10 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR10022    Professional Issues (Level 10)   10  

     
    AND   

    Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 30 credits from Undergraduate (School of Physics and Astronomy) Level 9 courses, as available

    Notes:Documentation giving details, as well as restrictions on choice of courses in the School of Physics, will be available for students entering the year to facilitate advance planning.
     
    AND   

    Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 10 credits from Level 9 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W, as available

    Notes:This refers to all level 9 courses in all schools other than Medicine or Veterinary Studies.
     



    Year 4, Academic year 2012/13, Starting month: August

  • Notes: You may choose an Honours Project from either Informatics or Physics.

    Students seeking BCS accreditation must take the Informatics Honours Project.


  • COMPULSORY COURSES
    This DPT has 0 compulsory course(s).


    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 




    COURSE OPTIONS
    This DPT has 11 set(s) of course options with the following rules.


    Overarching rule collection group: A  
    Select exactly 120 credits from these collections:  

    Select exactly 40 credits course level 10, as available
    INFR10044     Honours Project (Informatics)     (40 credits)

     
    AND   


    Select a minimum of 20 credits and maximum of 30 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR10002    Advanced Databases (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10007    Communication and Concurrency   10  
    INFR10008    Computational Complexity   10  
    INFR10009    Computer Algebra   10  
    INFR10010    Computer Graphics (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10011    Computer Networking (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10012    Distributed Systems (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10015    Parallel Programming Languages and Systems (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10016    Parallel Architectures (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10017    Querying and Storing XML   10  
    INFR10018    Human-Computer Interaction (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10023    Compiler Optimisation (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10032    Data Integration and Exchange (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10039    Computer Animation & Visualisation (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10041    Automated Reasoning (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10046    Performance Modelling (Level 10)   10  
    INFR11073    Machine Learning & Pattern Recognition (Level 11)   10  
    INFR10013    Embedded Software   10  
    INFR10042    System Level Integration Practical   10  

     
    AND   

    Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 10 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR11005    Bioinformatics 2   10  
    INFR11016    Bioinformatics 1   10  
    INFR11020    Algorithmic Game Theory and its Applications   10  
    INFR11025    Topics in Distributed Databases   10  
    INFR11028    Design and Analysis of Parallel Algorithms   10  
    INFR11050    Probabilistic Modelling and Reasoning   10  
    INFR11088    Extreme Computing   10  
    INFR11089    Randomness and Computation   10  
    INFR11007    Data Mining and Exploration   10  
    INFR11087    Information Theory   10  

     

    AND   

    Select exactly 10 credits from Level 10 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W, as available

    Notes:This refers to all level 10 courses in all schools other than Medicine or Veterinary Studies.
     
    AND   

    Select exactly 40 credits from Level 10 courses in Schedule Q, as available

    Notes:This refers to all level 10 courses within the School of Physics.
     


    OR   

    Overarching rule collection group: B  
    Select exactly 120 credits from these collections:  

    Select exactly 20 credits course level 10, as available
    PHYS10086     Senior Honours Project (Physics & Astronomy) Semester 1     (20 credits)

     
    AND   

    Select exactly 20 credits course level 10, as available
    PHYS10087     Senior Honours Project (Physics & Astronomy) Semester 2     (20 credits)

     
    AND   

    Select exactly 30 credits from Level 10 courses in Schedule Q, as available

    Notes:This refers to all level 10 courses within the School of Physics.
     
    AND   


    Select a minimum of 30 credits and maximum of 40 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR10002    Advanced Databases (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10007    Communication and Concurrency   10  
    INFR10008    Computational Complexity   10  
    INFR10009    Computer Algebra   10  
    INFR10010    Computer Graphics (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10011    Computer Networking (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10012    Distributed Systems (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10015    Parallel Programming Languages and Systems (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10016    Parallel Architectures (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10017    Querying and Storing XML   10  
    INFR10018    Human-Computer Interaction (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10023    Compiler Optimisation (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10032    Data Integration and Exchange (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10039    Computer Animation & Visualisation (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10041    Automated Reasoning (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10046    Performance Modelling (Level 10)   10  
    INFR11073    Machine Learning & Pattern Recognition (Level 11)   10  
    INFR10013    Embedded Software   10  
    INFR10042    System Level Integration Practical   10  

     
    AND   

    Select a minimum of 0 credits and maximum of 10 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR11005    Bioinformatics 2   10  
    INFR11016    Bioinformatics 1   10  
    INFR11020    Algorithmic Game Theory and its Applications   10  
    INFR11025    Topics in Distributed Databases   10  
    INFR11028    Design and Analysis of Parallel Algorithms   10  
    INFR11050    Probabilistic Modelling and Reasoning   10  
    INFR11088    Extreme Computing   10  
    INFR11089    Randomness and Computation   10  
    INFR11007    Data Mining and Exploration   10  
    INFR11087    Information Theory   10  

     

    AND   

    Select exactly 10 credits from Level 10 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W, as available

    Notes:This refers to all level 10 courses in all schools other than Medicine or Veterinary Studies.
     


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