INFORMATICS 2C - Introduction to Computer Systems (Autumn 2017)

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Schedule: lecture notes, slides, courseworks, tutorials and labs.

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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.

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 to end of Week 11 (Dec 1). Labs start: Wed, Oct 4 In addition, extra sessions will run whenever a coursework assignment is out. The times of these lab sessions are: All labs will be held in Appleton Tower, 5.04 - North Lab
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 0. See the Informatics' late coursework policy.

Informatics has a zero-tolerance policy for academic misconduct, which includes plagiarism, collusion, falsification, etc. Any such misconduct will be strictly prosecuted.

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