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Introduction to Computational Sci (Adv) - COSC1903

Year - 2018

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, with a choice of problems from various areas of science. No previous knowledge of programming is assumed.

2 hours of lectures and 3 hours of practicals per week.

One 2-hour final exam, one assignment, two lab-based practical tests and completion of computational lab sessions (100%)

Additional information
Prerequisites: ATAR of at least 90

Assumed knowledge
[(MATH1X01 or MATH1X21) and MATH1X02] OR HSC Mathematics, Linear Algebra


75 or above in (INFO1003 or INFO1903)




Faculty: Science

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Physics Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Tristram Alexander
HECS Band: 2
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