Computing and computer technology are part of just about everything that touches our lives, from the cars we drive, to the movies we watch, to the different ways in which businesses and governments deal with us.
Understanding different dimensions of computing is part of the necessary skill set for an educated person in the 21st century. Whether you want to be a scientist, develop the latest killer application, or just know what it really means when someone says, “the computer made a mistake”, studying Computing will provide you with valuable knowledge.
This three unit course is designed to give students an in-depth understanding of how computer technology works and a look at what goes on ‘behind the scenes’. You don’t need to have studied this subject before, and assessment is based on two written exams and programming tasks.