CS1006 - Programming Projects

Academic year

2022 to 2023 (Semester 2)

Key module information

SCOTCAT credits


The Scottish Credit Accumulation and Transfer (SCOTCAT) system allows credits gained in Scotland to be transferred between institutions. The number of credits associated with a module gives an indication of the amount of learning effort required by the learner. European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits are half the value of SCOTCAT credits.

SCQF level

SCQF level 7

The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) provides an indication of the complexity of award qualifications and associated learning and operates on an ascending numeric scale from Levels 1-12 with SCQF Level 10 equating to a Scottish undergraduate Honours degree.

Planned timetable

11.00 am

This information is given as indicative. Timetable may change at short notice depending on room availability.

Module Staff

TBC Module coordinator(s): First Level Coordinator - Computer Science (first-coord-cs@st-andrews.ac.uk)

This information is given as indicative. Staff involved in a module may change at short notice depending on availability and circumstances.

Module description

This module reinforces key Java programming skills gained in CS1002, by means of a series of coursework assignments posed as mini-projects. These are designed to offer increasing depth and scope for creativity as the module progresses.

Relationship to other modules


Before taking this module you must pass CS1002

Assessment pattern

Coursework = 100%


No Re-assessment available

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact

1h x 5 weeks lectures, 1hr x 6 weeks tutorials, 2.5hr x 11 weeks demonstration sessions

Scheduled learning hours


The number of compulsory student:staff contact hours over the period of the module.

Guided independent study hours


The number of hours that students are expected to invest in independent study over the period of the module.