Introduction to Computational Sci (Adv) (COSC1903)


This unit of study focuses on scientific problem solving and data visualization using computers. Students will learn how to solve problems arising in the natural sciences and mathematics using core features of MATLAB and C, with a choice of problems from various areas of science. No previous knowledge of programming is assumed.

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2 lectures and 3 practicals per week.


One 2-hour final exam, three assignments, and completion of Computation Lab sessions (100%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ATAR of at least 90 or at least a distinction in INFO1003 or INFO1903.

Assumed knowledge: HSC Mathematics, Linear Algebra



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