INFORMATICS 2C - Introduction to Computer Systems (Autumn 2016)


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Schedule: Table of scheduled course activities, including lecture notes, slides, coursework, tutorials and labs.

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Lectures: Tue and Fri 15:10-16:00, in David Hume Tower Lecture Theatres, Lecture Hall A (map). The first lecture is Tuesday 20th September.

Tutorials: Each student is allocated to a tutorial group which meets in Weeks 3,5,7 and 9. Students should prepare for tutorials by going over the questions on Tutorial Question Sheets linked to from the Schedule page. Students are also encouraged to email their tutors before each tutorial with any issues they would like to have discussed.

Lab Sessions: During scheduled lab sessions, one or more demonstrators will be available to answer questions on labs and coursework. During quiet times, also feel free to ask demonstrators for help on other aspects of the course (e.g lectures, past exam questions).
 
The regular lab sessions run from Week 3 (3 Oct) to Friday Week 10 (25 Nov). Labs start: Wed, Oct 5 In addition, extra sessions will run for the two weeks that each coursework is out. The times of these lab sessions are: Assessment: Two courseworks each worth 20% of the final grade and exam worth 60%.
In order to pass the course, you must achieve at least 40% in the exam and obtain a combined total mark (exam plus coursework) of at least 40%.

Coursework details:

Late coursework submissions are not accepted barring exceptional circumstances. Coursework submitted after the set deadline will receive a mark of 0%. See the Informatics' late coursework policy.

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