- Module code: CS256
- Module name: Functional Programming
- Department: Computer Science
- Credit: 15
Module content and teaching
To empower students with a firm foundation in the theory and practise of functional programming (FP); To provide students with a formal framework in which to motivate and develop an understanding of multiple programming language paradigms.
Principal learning outcomes
On completion of the module the student should be able to: design and develop substantive FP software in Haskell; to critically consider common features and issues in designing a multi-paradigm programming language such as Python.
Timetabled teaching activities
Term 1. 20 one-hour lectures, 10 Haskell lab sessions.
Other essential notes
Prerequisites: Programming: CS118. Mathematics: CS130, CS136, CS138, IB104 or IB121
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|15 CATS (Module code: CS256-15)|
|D (Assessed/examined work)||Programming Assignment||40%|
|2 hour examination||60%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- Undergraduate Discrete Mathematics (G4G1) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Discrete Mathematics (G4G3) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Computer Science (G500) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Computer Science MEng (G503) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Computer and Management Sciences (G5N1) - Year 2