Computer and Logic Essentials

COS10003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • 1 Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21


Prerequisites

Nil
 
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.