BSc Mathematics and Computer Science - 2014
|Programme Title||Mathematics and Computer Science|
|School/Department||School of Computer Science|
|Length of Programme||3 years|
|Awarding Institution||The University of Birmingham|
|Designed for accreditation by||BCS|
|QAA Benchmarking Groups||Computing|
Educational Aims Of Programme
- Prepare high-level professionals in both computer science and mathematics who would be able to work as specialists in these subjects.
Programme Outcomes and Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategies
Knowledge and Understanding
- Key mathematical concepts and topics
- How mathematics can be used to analyse and solve problems including those at an abstract level
- Essential concepts, principles and theories relating to Computing
- How the Computer Science theory is related to modelling and design of computer-based systems
Skills & Other Attributes
- To abstract the essentials of problems and formulate them mathematically and in a symbolic form.
- To select and apply appropriate mathematical methods to solve problems including those at an abstract level
- To be able to construct and develop logical mathematical arguments with clear identification of assumptions and conclusions
- To present arguments and conclusions clearly and accurately.
- To specify, design and construct computer-based systems.
- The Learning & Teaching and Assessment Methods above are not intended to be exclusive, but to indicate the main methods in use. Module Descriptions contain more detail.
- Whether to award accreditation is a decision made from time to time by a professional body according to criteria which are then current; hence there is no guarantee that the programme will actually be accredited for any particular year of entry by any particular professional body.