|Module Title ||LI Computer Systems and Architecture|
|Department || Computer Science|
|Module Code || 06 19340 |
|Module Lead ||Dr IB Styles|
|Level || Intermediate Level |
|Credits || 10 |
|Semester|| Semester 2|
LC Foundations of Computer Science - (06 22754)
|Restrictions || None |
Project supervision-0 hours
Practical Classes and workshops-0 hours
Supervised time in studio/workshop-0 hours
External Visits-0 hours
Work based learning-0 hours
Guided independent study-0 hours
Year Abroad-0 hours
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|Description || Principles of computer organisation, architecture and design; the hardware-software interface; control of peripherals; basics of networking. |
|Learning Outcomes || By the end of the module the student should be able to:|
- Explain and apply the fundamental principles upon which the operation of modern computers is based.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the structure and organization of computer systems, including the role and operation of each of the component modules.
- Explain and apply the fundamental concepts and issues involved in the control of peripherals, including interrupt-handling.
- Explain the fundamental concepts and issues involved in computer networking, including the need for protocols, addressing and routing.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the interaction between software and hardware, including how programs are executed.
19340-03 : Examination : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (80%)
19340-04 : Continuous Assessment : Coursework (20%)
|Assessment Methods & Exceptions || 1.5 hr examination (80%) and coursework (20%) |
|Other || None|