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Informatics Student Tips

School of Informatics students give their tips on studying Computer Science and living in Edinburgh

Example 1st Year Timetable

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Computer Science student, Sraddheya, tells us about a typical week in Year 1, Semester 1 in the School of Informatics.

NOTE: This is a sample timetable only, meant to give you an idea of what Year 1, Semester 1 looks like. Courses may be subject to change and availability.

All of our programmes start with a common core of mathematics courses and informatics courses, with increasing options for specialisation in later years depending on your interests.

Example Timetable Transcript

Monday

09:00: Introduction to Computation – Informatics 1 (Lecture)
11:00: InfPALs (Peer-assisted Learning) session (optional)
14:00: Introduction to Linear Algebra – Mathematics 1 (Lecture)
16:00: Computer Workshop – Informatics 1 (optional)

Tuesday

11:00: Introduction to Computation – Informatics 1 (Lecture)
16:00: Computer Workshop – Informatics 1 (optional)
16:30: Introduction to Linear Algebra – Mathematics 1 (Workshop)

Wednesday

10:00: Introduction to Computation – Informatics 1 (Lecture)
13:00: InfPALs (Peer-assisted Learning) session (optional)
16:00: Computer Workshop – Informatics 1 (optional)

Thursday

10:00: Introduction to Computation – Informatics 1 (Lecture)
12:00: Introduction to Linear Algebra
14:00: InfPALs (Peer-assisted Learning) session (optional)
16:00: Computer Workshop – Informatics 1 (optional)

Friday

09:00: Introduction to Computation – Informatics 1 (Lecture)
11:00: InfPALs (Peer-assisted Learning) session (optional)
12:00: Introduction to Linear Algebra – Mathematics 1 (Lecture)
14:00: Introduction to Computation – Informatics 1 (Tutorial)
16:00: Computer Workshop – Informatics 1 (optional)

You will also take optional courses in addition to those mentioned above.

For a detailed look at our courses, please consult the Informatics degree overview, Degree Regulations and Programme of Study (DRPS) or Path.

Degree Overview

School of Informatics DRPS 2023/2024

Path [EASE Login Required]

 

Blog post originally written by Donald Jennings, Informatics Communications Intern 2022.

Video credit to Sraddheya Gurung, Informatics Communications Intern 2021.

Edited by Dimona Videnlieva, Informatics Communications Intern 2023.

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