Creativity and Computing

Module code: CO1111

This module introduces key ideas in creative computing, especially the relationships between creativity and computing and their consequences in a range of fields.

Topics covered

  • Philosophy of computing
  • Consequences of digitisation
  • Crossing levels of abstraction
  • Theories of creativity
  • Computers as tools for creativity
  • Creative problem-solving
  • Ethics and law in terms of man and machine 

Learning

  • 22 hours of lectures
  • 11 hours of seminars
  • 117 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Essay plan (30%)
  • Essay (70%)