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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computer Science and Economics


Computer Science Joint element: First year
Code Module name Credits
CS1002 Object-Oriented Programming 20 AND
CS1003 Programming with Data 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

BSc Economics (Joint Honours): First year
Code Module name Credits
(( EC1001 Macroeconomics 20 AND
EC1002 Microeconomics 20 ) OR
EC1004 Economics 20 ) AND
View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: EC1003, EC1008 AND
EC1003 Mathematics for Economists 20
EC1008 Finance 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

Students who have passed MT1002 are exempt from EC1003
EC1003 may be taken in second year

Computer Science Joint element: Second year
Code Module name Credits
^ CS2001 Foundations of Computation 30 AND
^ CS2002 Computer Systems 30 AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^
Computer Science Joint element: Second year (Direct Entry)
Code Module name Credits
^ CS2101 Foundations of Computation (Accelerated) 40 AND
^ CS2002 Computer Systems 30 AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Direct entry to Year 2 is only available to Computer Science and Mathematics or Computer Science and Statistics Degrees.

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^
BSc Economics (Joint Honours): Second year
Code Module name Credits
^ EC2001 Intermediate Microeconomics 20 AND
^ EC2002 Intermediate Macroeconomics 20 AND
EC2203 Statistics for Economists 20 AND
EC1003 Mathematics for Economists 20 AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Students who have passed MT1002 are exempt from EC1003.
Students who have passed MT2004 or MT2508 are exempt from EC2203

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass at first sitting and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^

Entry to Honours

Students who attain an average of grade 11.0 or above at the first sitting in the requisite 2000-level modules and who meet all other programme requirements will be given automatic offers of entry into Honours programmes*.*Apart from students on Integrated Masters degrees. Students permitted automatic entry to Honours will only be permitted to trail one module to a maximum of 30 sub-honours credits into Honours.

Some Schools permit qualified entry to Honours (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/media/teaching-and-learning/policies/honsentry.pdf )

BSc Honours

The general requirements are 480 credits over a period of normally four years (and not more than five years) or part-time equivalent, of which the final two years form an approved Honours programme of 240 credits, of which 90 credits are at 4000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 levels.


Computer Science Joint element: Third year
Code Module name Credits
CS3052 Computational Complexity 15 AND
CS3099 Software Engineering Team Project 30 AND
View list 15 credits from Module List: CS3100 - CS3399
CS3101 Databases 15
CS3102 Data Communications and Networks 15
CS3104 Operating Systems 15
CS3105 Artificial Intelligence 15
CS3106 Human Computer Interaction 15
CS3301 Component Technology 15
CS3302 Data Encoding 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

BSc Economics (Joint Honours): Third year
Code Module name Credits
View list 60 credits from Module List: EC3301 - EC3350, EC4401 - EC4489 AND
EC3301 Econometrics 20
EC3302 Decision and Game Theory 20
EC3303 Economic Growth 20
EC3304 Mathematical Economics 20
EC3305 Incentives, Contracts and Markets 20
EC3306 Economic Fluctuations 20
EC4401 Advanced Econometrics 20
EC4402 Economic History 20
EC4403 Health and Education 20
EC4405 Economics of the Environment 20
EC4406 Experimental Economics (20) 20
EC4407 Behavioural Economics 20
EC4408 Industrial Organisation and Regulations 20
EC4409 International Macroeconomics 20
EC4410 International Trade 20
EC4411 Economics of Labour 20
EC4414 Macroeconomic Policy 20
EC4415 Public Economics 20
EC4416 Innovation Economics (20) 20
EC4417 Financial Economics: Asset Pricing 20
EC4418 Financial Economics: Corporate Finance 20
EC4419 Economics of Development 20
EC4420 Inequality and Redistribution 20
EC4421 Political Economy 20
EC4424 The Economics of Migration 20
EC4425 Econometrics of Impact Evaluation 20
EC4430 Portfolio Management 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Students must take at least 40 credits from EC3301 - EC3350, EC4401 over third and fourth year.

Computer Science Joint element: Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
CS4052 Logic and Software Verification 15 AND
( CS4098 Minor Software Project 15 OR
CS4796 Joint Project (30cr) 30 ) AND
View list Between 0 and 15 credits from Module List: CS3100 - CS3399, ID4001, ID5059 AND
CS3101 Databases 15
CS3102 Data Communications and Networks 15
CS3104 Operating Systems 15
CS3105 Artificial Intelligence 15
CS3106 Human Computer Interaction 15
CS3301 Component Technology 15
CS3302 Data Encoding 15
ID4001 Communication and Teaching in Science 15
ID5059 Knowledge Discovery and Datamining 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: CS4100 - CS4999 (excluding CS4796), CS5010 - CS5089
CS4102 Computer Graphics 15
CS4103 Distributed Systems 15
CS4201 Programming Language Design and Implementation 15
CS4202 Computer Architecture 15
CS4203 Computer Security 15
CS4204 Concurrency and Multi-Core Architectures 15
CS4302 Signal Processing and Perception for Digital Media 15
CS4303 Video Games 15
CS4402 Constraint Programming 15
CS4499 Computer Science (Special Subject) 15
CS5010 Artificial Intelligence Principles 15
CS5011 Artificial Intelligence Practice 15
CS5012 Language and Computation 15
CS5019 Artificial Intelligence (Special Subject) 15
CS5020 Principles of Computer Communication Systems 15
CS5022 Practice in Computer Communication Systems 15
CS5024 Advanced Topics in Computer Communication Systems 15
CS5029 Networks and Distributed Systems (Special Subject) 15
CS5030 Software Engineering Principles 15
CS5031 Software Engineering Practice 15
CS5032 Critical Systems Engineering 15
CS5033 Software Architecture 15
CS5039 Software Engineering (Special Subject) 15
CS5040 Human Computer Interaction Principles and Methods 15
CS5041 Interactive Software and Hardware 15
CS5042 User-Centred Interaction Design 15
CS5044 Information Visualisation and Visual Analytics 15
CS5052 Data-Intensive Systems 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Students must select 60 credits from the Computer Science element.

BSc Economics (Joint Honours): Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
View list 60 credits from Module List: EC3301 - EC3350, EC4401 - EC4499, EC5201 - EC5203
EC3301 Econometrics 20
EC3302 Decision and Game Theory 20
EC3303 Economic Growth 20
EC3304 Mathematical Economics 20
EC3305 Incentives, Contracts and Markets 20
EC3306 Economic Fluctuations 20
EC4401 Advanced Econometrics 20
EC4402 Economic History 20
EC4403 Health and Education 20
EC4405 Economics of the Environment 20
EC4406 Experimental Economics (20) 20
EC4407 Behavioural Economics 20
EC4408 Industrial Organisation and Regulations 20
EC4409 International Macroeconomics 20
EC4410 International Trade 20
EC4411 Economics of Labour 20
EC4414 Macroeconomic Policy 20
EC4415 Public Economics 20
EC4416 Innovation Economics (20) 20
EC4417 Financial Economics: Asset Pricing 20
EC4418 Financial Economics: Corporate Finance 20
EC4419 Economics of Development 20
EC4420 Inequality and Redistribution 20
EC4421 Political Economy 20
EC4424 The Economics of Migration 20
EC4425 Econometrics of Impact Evaluation 20
EC4430 Portfolio Management 20
EC4498 Research Project in Economics 20
EC4499 Dissertation in Economics 40
EC5201 Macroeconomics 20
EC5202 Microeconomics 20
EC5203 Econometric Methods and Applications 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Students must take at least 40 credits from EC3301 - EC3350, EC4401 over third and fourth year.

Access to EC5201 - EC5203 is only available with the permission of the Director of Teaching to students in the Second Year of an Honours Programme who have achieved at leat 17.5 in a relevant module, namely, EC3303 or EC3306 for EC5201, EC3302 or EC3505 for EC5202, in EC4401 for EC5203

Study abroad

In the case of students who spend part of the Honours programme on a recognised Study Abroad scheme, the Programme Requirements will be amended to take into account overseas courses which are approved by the relevant St Andrews School in the Learning Agreement (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/outgoingstudents/AcademicInformation ).