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Parent Programme
Bachelor of Science in Computing (Level 7 NFQ)
MODULE NFQ
Level 6
MODULE CREDIT UNITS
ECTS: 5
MODULE TITLE
Mathematics for IT 1
Reference Code: M1.8
STAGE
Year 1
Spring Semester 2
12 Weeks X 3.15 Hours per week

Minimum Intended Learning Outcomes (MIMLOs)

Upon successful completion of this module, the learner should be able to:
LO1
Conduct basic operations on matrices.
LO2
Perform calculations using vectors.
LO3
Explain how linear algebra is used in computing.
LO4
Understand the geometric and trigonometric properties of shapes.
LO5
Convert between decimal, binary, octal and hexadecimal numbers.

Assessment

MIMLOs
Assessment
Percentage
1 - 3
Continuous Assessment
60%
1 - 5
Examination
40%

Reassessment Opportunity

Where the combined marks of the assessment and examination do not reach the pass mark the learner will be required to repeat the element of assessment that they failed. Reassessment materials will be published on Moodle after the Examination Board and will be aligned to the MIMLOs and learners will be capped at 40% unless there are personal mitigating circumstances.

Mathematics for IT 1

Aims & Objectives

The aim of this module is to enable the learner to develop and foster their creativity and problem solving skills using mathematics.  Learners will apply the fundamental practices and concepts of computer science and develop an appreciation of the diverse role of computing technology in society and the environment in which we live.

This module will ensure learners meet the following objectives:

  • Recognise the applications of mathematics in computing.
  • Learn about linear algebra.
  • Describe the properties of geometrical shapes and use trigonometric functions.
  • Understand how computers work through binary, octal and hexadecimal numbers.
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