Information and the Web

School of Computer Science

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences


Code 21156

Level of study First Year

Credit value 10

Semester 2

Module description

The module introduces issues relating to the structuring, representation, storage, exchange and presentation of information, and the processing of such information using appropriate tools. The module will use the WWW as a framework within which to introduce these concepts and will introduce the students to appropriate technologies. The students will work both individually and in teams in order to develop a solid understanding of both the technical aspects of developing for the WWW, and of the issues involved in managing a small software project.

Teaching and learning methods

3 hrs/week lectures, tutorials and exercise classes