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Third Year Computer Science BSc 2014/15

The normal load is 120 CATS credits. Candidates for honours are required to take one core module and 90 CATS credits selected from the list of optional modules below, at least 75 CATS credits must be from Lists A and B. At least 30 CATS credits must be taken from List A.

Core Module



Examined/ Assessed

CS310 Computer Science Project 1,2 30 A(100)
50% rule exempt

Optional Modules - List A

CS301 Complexity of Algorithms 1 15 E(80) A(20)
CS325 Compiler Design 1 15 E(70) A(30)
CS341 Advanced Topics in Algorithms 2 15 E(80) A(20)
CS342 Machine Learning 1 15 E(60) A(40)
CS349 Principles of Programming Languages 2 15 E(70) A(30)

Optional Modules - List B 

CS313 Mobile Robotics 2 15 E(80) A(20)
CS324 Computer Graphics 1 15 E(80) A(20)
CS331 Neural Computing 1 15 E(80) A(20)
CS345 Sensor Networks and Mobile Data Communications 2 15 E(70) A(30)
CS346 Advanced Databases 2 15 E(70) A(30)
CS347 Fault-Tolerant Systems 1 15 E(70) A(30)
CS348 Social Informatics 2 15 E(70) A(30)

Optional Modules - List C

IB242 Digital Business and Workplace Technologies 1 12 E(70) A(30)
IB313 Business Studies I (Value Based Management) 1,3 15 E(70) A(30)
IB314 Business Studies II (Management of Change) 2,3 15 E(70) A(30)
IB3A7 The Practice of Operational Research 2 12 E(100)
IB320 Simulation 2 15 A(100)
IB349 Operational Research in Strategic Planning 1 15 A(100)
IB352 Mathematical Programming III 2 15 E(80) A(20)
IE420 Problem Solving (not running 2013/14) 2 12 E(50) A(50)
MA228 Numerical Analysis 2 6 A(100)

Third Year Pass Degree Course

Candidates on a pass load are required to take modules totalling 90 CATS credits; the third year core module and 60 CATS credits selected from Optional Modules Lists A and B, at least 30 CATS credits of which must be from list A. Subject to the approval of the Director of Undergraduate Studies of Computer Science, the total load may be increased up to a maximum of 120 CATS credits.

Modules from other Departments

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

  • School of Engineering
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Mathematics Institute
  • Warwick Business School
  • Language Centre