2023-2024 / INFO2037-1

Introduction to computer science


6h Th, 18h Pr

Number of credits

 Bachelor in bioengineering2 crédits 


Hélène Soyeurt

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Introduction to the vocabulary and concepts used in computer science.
Use of spreadsheet software to solve problems.
Use of Database Management Systems (DBMS) to manage Information with SQL language.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

After completing the course the student is expected to
- understand the vocabulary and concepts used in computer science,
- evaluate IT Equipement (hardware and software) to select these that meets user needs,
- use spreadsheet software to solve problems,
- use DBMS to manage Information with SQL language.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

  • 3 ex-cathedra sessions
  • 6 e-learning sessions with practical sessions in small groups


Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face and e-Learning (Blended learning)

Recommended or required readings

All media in relation with the lessons are available on e-Campus.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Additional information:

The exam will consist of resolving exercises using Base and/or Calc softwares and answered to some questions related to the theory.

BE CAREFUL, participation in the exam is allowed only if the student has participated in the practical session 3 and 6.

Yellow code: The exam will be done on the computer of the faculty

Orange code: The exam will be done on a personal computer using e-campus plateform. A duration per question will be fixed to avoid the cheating.





Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Students are invited to visit regularly Hyperplanning and refer to mails sent via e-Campus in order to know dates, hours and rooms of the face-to-face lessons and know about all different activities in relation with the lessons.


Hélène Soyeurt
Chargé de cours

Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

Available on eCampus
- Notes - Presentation's slides - Case study presentations - Old exam questions (wording + correct answer)