Applied Computing Papers at Tauranga (2020)
Applied Computing at the University of Waikato gives you the practical technological skills to provide effective business solutions.
Applied Computing is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Science (BSc). Applied Computing may also be included as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to the approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.
To complete Applied Computing as a single major for the BSc, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Applied Computing, including 105 points above 100 level and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete: COMPX101 or ENGEN103, COMPX161, COMPX221, COMPX222, COMPX223, DSIGN241, COMPX322 and COMPX324.
Note: Students who commenced a major in Applied Computing in 2017 or prior are encouraged to contact the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences for programme advice.
Note on Assessment: To be eligible to pass these papers, students should normally achieve a minimum grade of D in the internal assessment and the final examination, and an overall grade of C.
For a full list of offerings in this subject, including those available in Hamilton and online, see the Catalogue of Papers. Not all qualifications and subjects can be taken in full in Tauranga. See what can be studied in Tauranga.
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Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location CSMAX170 Foundations in Computing and Mathematical Sciences 20A (Hamilton), 20A (Tauranga), 20B (Hamilton), 20B (Waikato Pathways College), 20P (Hamilton) & 20P (Online) The objective of this paper is to provide students with the academic foundations for computing and mathematical sciences. The paper will cover the following areas: -Effective academic reasoning and communication -Information literacy and research skills -Academic integrity -Techniques and tools in the computing and mathematical sci... ENGEN103 Engineering Computing 20A (Hamilton), 20A (Tauranga) & 20G (Hamilton) This paper introduces computer programming in languages such as Python. It provides the basis for the programming skills required in more advanced papers. MATHS135 Discrete Structures 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) An introduction to a number of the structures of discrete mathematics with wide applicability in areas such as: computer logic, analysis of algorithms, telecommunications, networks and public key cryptography. In addition it introduces a number of fundamental concepts which are useful in Statistics, Computer Science and further stu...
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location COMPX251 Applied Computing Tools 1 20A (Hamilton), 20A (Tauranga), 20B (Hamilton), 20S (Hamilton) & 20X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China) This paper enables students to widen their experience of computer software using an intensive laboratory programme. Students select from a variety of themes, including video editing, website design, digital library development, computer game construction, animation and 3D modelling. COMPX252 Applied Computing Tools 2 20A (Hamilton), 20B (Hamilton), 20B (Tauranga) & 20S (Hamilton) This paper provides an opportunity to explore several software applications in depth. It is based on an intensive laboratory programme, where students tailor their choices to their own needs and interests by selecting two themes from a set of modules.
2020 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 26 May 2020 8:32am