Computer and Logic Essentials

COS10003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak


  • 1 Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 Hours

2019 teaching periods

Higher Ed.  Semester 1
4 Mar 192 Jun 19
Results: 9 Jul 19
Last self enrolment: 17 Mar 19
Census: 31 Mar 19
Last withdraw without fail: 19 Apr 19
Higher Ed.  Semester 2
5 Aug 193 Nov 19
Results: 10 Dec 19
Last self enrolment: 18 Aug 19
Census: 31 Aug 19
Last withdraw without fail: 20 Sep 19


Assumed knowledge
Secondary school level mathematics

Aims and objectives

This unit is designed to introduce students to fundamental mathematical concepts required in computer science and software development disciplines.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Solve problems related to computer science by using discrete mathematical concepts such as sets, relations, functions, logic, and combinatorics.
2. Demonstrate how data can be represented in digital form.
3. Apply the principles of Boolean algebra to simple circuits.
4. Explain the role of probability and statistics in computer science and software development.
5. Describe how discrete structures such as graphs are used in computer science.
6. Construct algorithms to solve problems and understand the principles of complexity.