CSLL Year 1

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The following is a brief overview of the modules taken in Junior Fresh year

Beside the overview below, current students should be able to follow the links to further information (within the eLearning environment, “Blackboard”, or a module’s own website), or via my.tcd.ie for full details, including assessment criteria and learning outcomes. Consult also course handbook

Also the web-pages of the other participating departments will contain useful information:

Full Year Modules

Semester One Modules

CSU11021 – Introduction to Computing I

(Semester 1, 5 ECTS) An introduction to the basic structure and operation of a computer system, focussing on the processor (CPU), memory and the execution of programs.

CSU11001 – Mathematics I

(Semester 1, 5 ECTS) The module aims to provide students with an introduction to the mathematics, both continuous and discrete, which lies at the foundation of many real-world applications in Computer Science, Engineering and the Social Sciences.

Linguistics Modules

LIU11001 Language, The Individual Society  (5 Credits)

Semester Two Modules

CSU12002 – Mathematics II

(Semester 2, 5 ECTS) Mathematics is of interest to computer scientists due to the fact that it is both
practical and theoretical in nature.

CSU11013 – Programming Project

(Semester 2, 5 ECTS) This module concentrates on the development of practical programming ability through example-based lecturing coupled with intensive laboratory sessions. The emphasis throughout is on producing working programs, starting with interactive graphical applications and moving on to construction of a larger group project involving a data visualisation task.

Linguistics Modules

LIU11002 Introduction to Syntax (5 Credits)

LIU11003 Phoetics and Phonology (5 Credits)

Language Modules

15 ECTS in your studied language.

Irish IRU1144Y (Ceart agus labhairt na teanga, 10 ECTS), IRU11411 (Pobal agus teanga, 5 ECTS)

Spanish SPU11011/SPU11012 (First Year Spanish 1/2 Non Beginners), choose either SPU 11031(Introduction to Spanish and Latin American Culture 5 ECTS) or SPU11041 (Introduction to Modern Spain 5 ECTS)

French FRU11001/FRU11002 (Written language, 10 ECTS), FRU11021 (French and francophone cultures, 5 ECTS)

For current students these should be listed on your my.tcd.ie portal.