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Second Year Computer and Management Sciences BSc 2016/17

The normal load is 120 CATS credits. Candidates for honours are required to take six core modules. The remaining balance of 30 CATS credits can be selected from the optional modules list but must include at least one IB-coded module.

In order to qualify for the third year students must be candidates for honours and have at least a second class peformance in an IB-coded module. Candidates who fail to achieve this may be permitted to proceed to the third year of the Computer Science degree.

Core Modules




CS241 Operating Systems and Computer Networks * 1 15 E(80) A(20)
CS258 Database Systems* 1 15 E(70) A(30)
CS259 Formal Languages 2 15 E(70) A(30)
CS260 Algorithms* 1 15 E(70) A(30)
CS261 Software Engineering 2 15 E(50) A(50)
CS262 Logic and Verification 2 15 E(60) A(40)


Optional Modules

CS249 Digital Communications and Signal Processing 2 15 E(80) A(20)
CS254 Algorithmic Graph Theory 2 15 E(80) A(20)
CS255 Artificial Intelligence 2 15 E(60) A(40)
CS256 Functional Programming 1 15 E(60) A(40)
CS257 Advanced Computer Architecture 2 15 E(80) A(20)
EC204 Economics 2 1,2,3 30 E(80) A(20)
EC220 Mathematical Economics Ia 1,2,3 15 E(80) A(20)
EC221 Mathematical Economics Ib 2,3 15 E(80) A(20)
IB207 Mathematical Programming II 1 12 E(70) A(30)
IB211 Simulation 2 12/15 E(60) A(40)
IB242 Digital Business and Workplace Technologies 1 12 E(70) A(30)
MA228 Numerical Analysis 2 6 A(100)
MA241 Combinatorics 1 12 E(90) A(10)
PH253 Philosophy of Mind 2 15 E(100) or A(100)

Other Options

A Modern Foreign Language   12/15/24/30  

* These modules will be examined in the first week of Term 2.

Modules from other Departments

More information on modules taught by other departments can be found at the following sites:

  • Department of Philosophy
  • Economics Department
  • Mathematics Institute
  • Department of Biological Sciences
  • Warwick Business School
  • Language Centre