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Informatics

SCQF Level 08 (14 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
INFR08022 SV1 Computer Programming Skills and Concepts Semester 1 20
INFR08024 Data, Design and Society Not delivered this year 20
INFR08023 SV1 Discrete Mathematics and Mathematical Reasoning Semester 1 20
INFR08020 SV1 Informatics 1 - Cognitive Science Semester 2 20
INFR08012 SV1 Informatics 1 - Computation and Logic Semester 1 10
INFR08015 SV1 Informatics 1 - Data and Analysis Semester 2 10
INFR08013 SV1 Informatics 1 - Functional Programming Semester 1 10
INFR08025 SV1 Informatics 1 - Introduction to Computation Semester 1 20
INFR08014 SV1 Informatics 1 - Object-Oriented Programming Semester 2 10
INFR08008 SV1 Informatics 2A - Processing Formal and Natural Languages Semester 1 20
INFR08009 SV1 Informatics 2B - Algorithms, Data Structures, Learning Semester 2 20
INFR08018 SV1 Informatics 2C - Introduction to Computer Systems Semester 1 10
INFR08019 SV1 Informatics 2C - Introduction to Software Engineering Semester 1 10
INFR08010 SV1 Informatics 2D - Reasoning and Agents Semester 2 20

SCQF Level 09 (16 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
INFR09043 AI Large Practical Not delivered this year 20
INFR09042 SV1 Automated Reasoning Semester 1 10
INFR09042VV1 Automated Reasoning Semester 1 10
INFR09009 Computer Architecture Not delivered this year 10
INFR09046 SV1 Computer Design Semester 1 20
INFR09044 Computer Science Large Practical Not delivered this year 20
INFR09028 SV1 Foundations of Natural Language Processing Semester 2 10
INFR09051 SS1 Informatics Large Practical Semester 1 20
INFR09037 Introduction to Computational Neuroscience Not delivered this year 10
INFR09021 SV1 Introduction to Java Programming Semester 1 10
INFR09050 SS1 Introduction to Java Programming Semester 1 10
INFR09019 SV1 Introduction to Vision and Robotics Semester 1 10
INFR09031 Logic Programming Not delivered this year 10
INFR09047 SV1 Operating Systems Semester 2 20
INFR09045 Software Engineering Large Practical Not delivered this year 20
INFR09032 SS1 System Design Project Semester 2 20
INFR09041 Undergraduate Research Practical Not delivered this year 10

SCQF Level 10 (18 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
INFR10073 Agent Based Systems Not delivered this year 10
INFR10049 Agent Based Systems (Level 10) Not delivered this year 10
INFR10052 SV1 Algorithms and Data Structures Semester 2 10
INFR10065 SV1 Compiling Techniques Semester 1 20
INFR10054 SV1 Computational Cognitive Science Semester 1 10
INFR10054VV1 Computational Cognitive Science Semester 1 10
INFR10074 SV1 Computer Communications and Networks Semester 2 20
INFR10067 SV1 Computer Security Semester 2 20
INFR10070 SV1 Database Systems Semester 1 20
INFR10061 Elements of Programming Languages Not delivered this year 10
INFR10044 SS1 Honours Project (Informatics) Full Year 40
INFR10005 Intelligent Autonomous Robotics (Level 10) Not delivered this year 10
INFR10059 SV1 Introduction to Theoretical Computer Science Semester 2 10
INFR10069 SV1 Introductory Applied Machine Learning Semester 1 20
INFR10051 SS1 MInf Project (Part 1) Flexible 40
INFR10022 SV1 Professional Issues (Level 10) Semester 1 10
INFR10064 SV1 Software Design and Modelling Semester 1 20
INFR10057 SV1 Software Testing Semester 2 10
ELEE10023 SV1 Digital Systems Laboratory Semester 2 10

SCQF Level 11 (122 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
INFR11125 SV1 Accelerated Natural Language Processing Semester 1 20
INFR11069 Adaptive Learning Environments 1 (Level 11) Not delivered this year 10
INFR11011 SV1 Advanced Databases (Level 11) Semester 2 10
INFR11169 SV1 Advanced Message-passing Programming Semester 2 10
INFR11170 SV1 Advanced Parallel Techniques Semester 2 10
INFR11122 SV1 Advanced Topics in Foundations of Databases Semester 2 20
INFR11151 SS1 Advanced Vision Semester 2 10
INFR11031 SV1 Advanced Vision (Level 11) Semester 2 10
INFR11101 SV1 Advances in Programming Languages Semester 1 10
INFR11101VV1 Advances in Programming Languages Semester 1 10
INFR11156 SV1 Algorithmic Foundations of Data Science Semester 1 10
INFR11020 SV1 Algorithmic Game Theory and its Applications Semester 2 10
INFR11015 Applied Databases Not delivered this year 10
INFR11180 SV1 Artificial Intelligence, Present and Future Semester 2 10
INFR11033 SV1 Automatic Speech Recognition Semester 2 10
INFR11016 Bioinformatics 1 Not delivered this year 10
INFR11160 SV1 Bioinformatics 1 Semester 1 10
INFR11005 SV1 Bioinformatics 2 Semester 2 10
INFR11144 SV1 Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers Semester 1 10
INFR11144VV1 Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers Semester 1 10
INFR11094 SS1 Case Studies in Design Informatics 1 Semester 1 20
INFR11095 SS1 Case Studies in Design Informatics 2 Semester 1 20
INFR11128 SV1 Categories and Quantum Informatics Semester 2 10
INFR11032 SV1 Compiler Optimisation (Level 11) Semester 2 10
INFR11036 SV1 Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Semester 2 10
INFR11102 SV1 Computational Complexity Semester 1 10
INFR11037 Computational Neuroscience of Vision Not delivered this year 10
INFR11111 SV1 Computer Algebra Semester 2 10
INFR11067 SV1 Computer Animation & Visualisation (Level 11) Semester 2 10
INFR11021 SV1 Computer Graphics (Level 11) Semester 1 10
INFR11049 Computer Networking (Level 11) Not delivered this year 10
INFR11115 SS1 Credits Awarded for Autonomous Systems Research [Heriot Watt University] Semester 1 30
INFR11116 SS1 Credits Awarded for Taught Courses [Heriot Watt University] 1 Flexible 15
INFR11117 SS1 Credits Awarded for Taught Courses [Heriot Watt University] 2 Flexible 15
INFR11171 SV1 Data Analytics with High Performance Computing Semester 2 10
INFR11007 SV1 Data Mining and Exploration Semester 2 10
INFR11159 SS1 Data Science, Technology and Innovation Dissertation Flexible 60
INFR11090 SV1 Decision Making in Robots and Autonomous Agents Semester 2 10
INFR11179 SV1 Design and Analysis of Parallel Algorithms Semester 1 10
INFR11185 SS1 Dissertation (DSTI - EPCC) Flexible 60
INFR11164 SS1 Dissertation (HPC with Data Science) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
INFR11166 SS1 Dissertation (High Performance Computing) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
INFR11022 SV1 Distributed Systems (Level 11) Semester 1 10
INFR11088 SV1 Extreme Computing Semester 1 10
INFR11129 Formal Verification Not delivered this year 10
INFR11176 SV1 Fundamentals of Data Management Semester 1 10
INFR11175 SV1 HPC Architectures Semester 1 10
INFR11017 SV1 Human-Computer Interaction (Level 11) Semester 1 10
INFR11140 SV1 Image and Vision Computing Semester 1 10
INFR11155 SS1 Image and Vision Computing Semester 1 10
INFR11147 SS1 Informatics Project Proposal Semester 2 10
INFR11137 Informatics Research Proposal Not delivered this year 10
INFR11136 SS1 Informatics Research Review Semester 1 10
INFR11087 Information Theory Not delivered this year 10
INFR11146 SS1 Internet of Things Systems, Security, and the Cloud (IoTSSC) Semester 2 20
INFR11131 SV1 Introduction to Modern Cryptography Semester 2 10
INFR11099 SV1 Introduction to Quantum Computing Semester 1 10
INFR11099VV1 Introduction to Quantum Computing Semester 1 10
INFR11105 Introduction to Research in Data Science Not delivered this year 30
INFR11138 SS1 Introduction to Research in Data Science Semester 1 20
INFR11153 SS1 Introduction to Vision and Robotics Semester 1 10
INFR11152 SS1 Introductory Applied Machine Learning Semester 1 20
INFR11182 SS1 Introductory Applied Machine Learning Semester 1 20
INFR11093 SS1 MInf Project (Part 2) Flexible 40
INFR11077 SS1 MSc Dissertation (Informatics) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
INFR11043 MSc Research Thesis (Neuroinformatics) Not delivered this year 80
INFR11106 SS1 MSc by Research Thesis (Data Science) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 90
INFR11107 SS1 MSc by Research Thesis (Data Science; 120pt) Full Year 120
INFR11109 SS1 MSc by Research Thesis (Pervasive Parallelism) Full Year 140
INFR11135 Machine Learning Methods for Data Science Not delivered this year 20
INFR11132 SS1 Machine Learning Practical Full Year 20
INFR11130 SV1 Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition Semester 1 20
INFR11062 Machine Translation (Level 11) Not delivered this year 10
INFR11097 SS1 Masters Dissertation (Design Informatics) Flexible 60
INFR11163 SV1 Message-passing Programming Semester 1 10
INFR11079 SV1 Music Informatics Semester 2 10
INFR11161 SV1 Natural Computing Semester 1 10
INFR11165 SV1 Natural Computing Semester 1 10
INFR11060 Natural Language Generation (Level 11) Not delivered this year 10
INFR11061 Natural Language Understanding (Level 11) Not delivered this year 10
INFR11157 SV1 Natural Language Understanding, Generation, and Machine Translation Semester 2 20
INFR11008 Neural Computation Not delivered this year 10
INFR11162 SV1 Neural Computation Semester 1 10
INFR11035 SV1 Neural Information Processing Semester 2 10
INFR11042 Neuroinformatics Research Not delivered this year 20
INFR11174 SV1 Numerical Algorithms for High Performance Computing Semester 1 10
INFR11024 SV1 Parallel Architectures (Level 11) Semester 2 10
INFR11168 SV1 Parallel Design Patterns Semester 2 10
INFR11023 SV1 Parallel Programming Languages and Systems (Level 11) Semester 2 10
INFR11154 Performance Modelling Not delivered this year 10
INFR11082 SV1 Performance Modelling (Level 11) Semester 1 10
INFR11167 SV1 Performance Programming Semester 2 10
INFR11108 SS1 Pervasive Parallelism Semester 1 20
INFR11183 SS1 Practical Introduction to Data Science Semester 2 20
INFR11184 SS1 Practical Introduction to High Performance Computing Semester 2 20
INFR11150 SS1 Principles and Design of IoT Systems Semester 1 20
INFR11048 Principles of Neuroscience Not delivered this year 40
INFR11134 SV1 Probabilistic Modelling and Reasoning Semester 2 20
INFR11177 SV1 Programming Skills Semester 1 10
INFR11173 SS1 Project Preparation Full Year 10
INFR11089 SV1 Randomness and Computation Semester 2 10
INFR11010 SV1 Reinforcement Learning Semester 2 10
INFR11142 Robot Learning and Sensorimotor Control Not delivered this year 20
INFR11186 SV1 Robot Learning and Sensorimotor Control Semester 2 10
INFR11118 SS1 Robotics and Autonomous Systems Research Thesis Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 100
INFR11092 SV1 Robotics: Science and Systems Semester 1 20
INFR11123 Scalable Data Management Systems Not delivered this year 10
INFR11098 SV1 Secure Programming Semester 2 10
INFR11104 Semantic Web Systems Not delivered this year 10
INFR11124 SV1 Social and Technological Networks Semester 1 10
INFR11124VV1 Social and Technological Networks Semester 1 10
INFR11038 SV1 Software Architecture, Process, and Management (Level 11) Semester 2 10
INFR11172 SV1 Software Development Semester 2 10
INFR11145 SV1 Text Technologies for Data Science Full Year 20
INFR11141 SV1 The Human Factor: Working with Users Semester 2 10
INFR11178 SV1 Threaded Programming Semester 1 10
INFR11086 Topics in Cognitive Modelling (Level 11) Not delivered this year 10
INFR11113 Topics in Natural Language Processing Not delivered this year 10
INFR11114 SV1 Types and Semantics for Programming Languages Semester 1 10
INFR11158 SV1 Usable Security and Privacy Semester 2 10
DESI11100 SV1 Data Science for Design Semester 1 20
DESI11027 Design For Informatics Not delivered this year 20
DESI11026 SS1 Design Informatics Project Semester 2 20
DESI11025 SS1 Design with Data Semester 2 20
DESI11028 SS1 Dissertation (Design, Context & Communication) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
DESI11028 SS1 Dissertation (Design, Context & Communication) Semester 2 60
DESI11073 SS1 Histories and Futures of Technology Semester 1 20
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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