Information for Students
- â€˜Digital democracy lets you write your own laws'
- 16-12-2013 – True democracy is not just about casting a vote every five years. It means citizens being fully involved in the proposal, development and creation of laws. TheÂ Commission on Digital Democracy currently being established will consider what part technology can play in helping people to take an active part in the way the country is run. [...]
- The Sunday Times and The Times University of the year 2013-14
- 07-10-2013 – Professor David Eastwood, Vice-Chancellor "Winning The Times and The Sunday Times University of the Year represents a huge team effort. The quality and innovation seen across Birminghamâ€™s bold and sector-leading initiatives has been noted and applauded by this national accolade."
Important Key Documentation
Student Handbook and Frequently Asked Questions: The Student Handbook provides advice on many important subjects and will be of use to you throughout the academic year.
- Degree Programmes for 2013/14
- Modules for 2013/14
- Timetables for 2013/14
- Canvas VLE
- Key Dates
- Who does what in the School (and so who to contact)
- Meeting Room Availability - Students are welcome to use unbooked rooms for study purposes. Keys are available from the Teaching Support Office if the room is locked.
- Health & Safety
Information to help you during your studies
The majority of information can be found in the Student Handbook, if in doubt please use this as your starting point.
- Academic Advisor Lists
- Module Questionnaire Responses
- Module Registrations (updated nightly from the School database)
- Sending an e-mail to a member of staff? Read this Guide to E-mail Etiquette first.
- Overseas Students Page
- Staff/Student Consultative Committee
- CSS -- The Computer Science Society
- Introduction to BCS (PDF)
- Mathematical Support from the Mathematics Support Centre
- Online coursework submission system
- Assessment Information for 2013/14
- Exam Timetables
- Guidance Notes on Extenuating Circumstances
- Guidance Notes on Plagiarism
Code of Practice on Plagiarism (PDF)
- Past Examination Papers (The 2012 exam papers are not on the central server, but can be found locally as 2012 exam papers.
- University Regulations
- Projects Page for undergraduates
- Projects Page for all MSc programmes except the MSc in Advanced Computer Science
- Projects Page for the MSc in Advanced Computer Science
- Computer Support -- guide to the School's computing facilities
- Computer Science E-mail Lists
- Policies and Procedures for use of Computing Facilities