Applied Computing Papers at Tauranga (2018)
Applied Computing is available as a major for the BSc. Applied Computing may also be included as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to the approval of the Faculty 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, 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 Faculty 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 STATS111 Statistics for Science 18A (Hamilton), 18A (Tauranga), 18B (Hamilton), 18B (Online) & 18B (Tauranga) This paper provides a first course in statistics for students in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Microsoft Excel is used throughout. Topics include the collection and presentation of data, basic principles of experimental design, hypothesis testing, regression and the analysis of categorical data.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location COMPX251 Information Discovery 18A (Hamilton), 18A (Tauranga), 18B (Hamilton) & 18S (Hamilton) 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.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location COMP315 Information Systems Development 18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga) Students address a real world problem by performing systems planning, analysis, design and implementation. Working in groups, they submit reports, conduct reviews, develop prototypes, and make formal presentations at appropriate milestones. COMP321 Practical Data Mining 18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga) This paper is a practical introduction to data mining. It covers important aspects of the data mining process such as feature selection, model building, parameter tuning and final evaluation. COMP325 Human-Computer Interaction 18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga) An introduction to the theory and practice of human-computer interaction, including the interface development process in the system life-cycle, software tools and architectures to support modern interface and software usability. COMP329 Database Systems 18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga) This paper will focus on practical aspects of designing, creating and maintaining a database system. COMP333 Web Applications Development 18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga) A paper on the design, development and programming of web document applications.
2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 21 May 2018 4:26pm