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Course Details in 2020/21 Session

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Module Title LM Computer Systems
SchoolComputer Science
Department Computer Science
Module Code 06 34224
Module Lead Kashif Rajpoot
Level Masters Level
Credits 20
Restrictions None
Description This module will cover the fundamental principles of computer systems, including how information is represented in computers, how computer programs are executed, the relationship between software and hardware, reasoning about programs, and the foundations of operating systems and network technologies.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate understanding of the fundamental principles of computer hardware
  • Explain the relationship between computer hardware and software and be able to analyse a computer program in terms of the hardware operations required
  • Reason about and analyse the complexity and performance of computer programs
  • Describe the role of an operating system, explain its component parts, and reason about its behaviour.
  • Demonstrate and apply an understanding of the core principles of computer networks
Assessment 34224-01 : Examination : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (50%)
34224-02 : Continuous Assessment : Coursework (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Main Assessments: 1.5 hour examination (50%) and continuous assessment (50%)

Supplementary Assessments: 1.5 hour examination (50%) and continuous assessment (50%)
Other Dubai version of Edgbaston module 06 34221
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