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Mathematics for Computing

Short name: MFC
SITS code: COIY040H4
Credits: 15 credits
Level: 4
Module leader: Trevor Fenner

Module outline

This module covers the fundamentals of mathematics commonly applied to computing. It aims to introduce the basic elements of discrete mathematics that provide a foundation for the understanding of algorithms and data structures used in computer science.

Aims

On successful completion of this course you will:

  • Be competent with the basic elements of discrete mathematics
  • Be familiar with algorithms
  • Have an understanding of the data structures used in computer science

Timetable

All dates and timetables are listed in the programme handbooks of individual programmes.

Assessment

Coursework (30%) One two hour written examination (70%).

Recommended reading

Lipshutz, S, Schaum's Outline Essential Computer Mathematics