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Mathematics and Computer Science

Welcome to the home page for the Mathematics and Computer Science students.

Your course directors are Raphaël Clifford and Ashley Montanaro.

Project Management

Project Allocations

General Resources

Units

Year One

Unit Code CP Unit Title GG41 GGK1
COMS10001 20 Programming and Algorithms II c c
COMS10002 20 Programming and Algorithms I c c
MATH11005 20 Linear Algebra and Geometry c c
MATH11006 20 Analysis 1 c c
MATH11007 20 Calculus 1 c c
MATH11300 10 Probability 1 c c
MATH11511 10 Number Theory and Group Theory c c

Key: c - Core Choice

Year Two

Unit Code CP Unit Title GG41 GGK1
COMS12600 10 Introduction to Computer Architecture o o
COMS20600 10 Concurrency c c
COMS21103 20 Data Structures and Algorithms c c
COMS21202 20 Symbols, Patterns and Signals c c
COMS22303 10 Language Engineering c c

Key: o - Option Choice, c - Core Choice

As well as the compulsory units, you must choose one of Computer Networks or Intro to Computer Architecture, plus a further 40 credits of Maths options (including at least 20 credits at level 2.)

Year Three

Unit Code CP Unit Title GG41 GGK1
COMS30002 10 Cryptography A o o
COMS30106 10 Artificial Intelligence with Logic Programming o o
COMS30115 10 Computer Graphics o o
COMS30121 10 Image Processing and Computer Vision o o
COMS30127 10 Computational Neuroscience o o
COMS30301 10 Introduction to Machine Learning o o
COMS30500 40 Individual Project o -
COMS30501 20 Individual Short Project - o
COMS30901 10 Applied Security o o
COMS31000 10 Character and Set Design o o
COMS31700 10 Design Verification o o
COMS31900 10 Advanced Algorithms o o
COMS32500 10 Web Technologies o o
COMS35101 10 High Performance Computing o o
COMS35102 10 Embedded System Integration o o

Key: o - Option Choice

For GG14, in addition to one of the 40 credit point project units, you must take 40 credit points of Computer Science options and 40 credit points of Mathematics options, all at level three. The programme director can approve exceptions to the level three rule, and can also approve other units (e.g. from the Engineering Maths or Electrical Engineering departments) to replace either CS or Maths options.

For GG1K, you must take one of the two 20 credit project units, bearing in mind that the opposite topic must be chosen next year. In total, including the project, you should choose 60 credits of units from each department, all at level three. The programme director can approve exceptions to the level three rule, and can also approve other units (e.g. from the Engineering Maths or Electrical Engineering departments) to replace either CS or Maths options.

Year Four

Unit Code CP Unit Title GGK1
COMSM0001 10 Production Project o
COMSM0007 10 Cryptography B o
COMSM0109 10 Advanced Computer Architecture o
COMSM0125 10 Fault Tolerant Computing and VLSI Testing o
COMSM0130 40 Individual Project o
COMSM0305 10 Learning in Autonomous Systems o
COMSM1105 10 Animation Production o
COMSM1500 10 Systems Security o
COMSM2001 10 Server Software o
COMSM2006 10 Algorithmic and Economic Aspects of the Internet o
COMSM4111 10 Robotic Systems o

Key: o - Option Choice

You must take a 40 credit point project either in Mathematics or in Computer Science. This needs to be chosen so that over the third and fourth years you have taken one project in Mathematics and one project in Computer Science. In addition, you should choose 40 credit points of level M units from each department. The programme director can approve exceptions to the level M rule, but normally you need to take 120 credits at level M over the third and fourth years. The programme director can approve other units (e.g. from the Engineering Maths or Electrical Engineering departments) to replace either CS or Maths options.