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Computer systems (Hệ thống máy tính)


COS10004      |        Credit Points: 12.5       |       Location: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

Duration                                             Contact hours

One Semester or equivalent               36 hours


One of:
ENG10004 Digital and Data Systems  or EAT10016 Digital and Data Systems or



Aims and Objectives

Students will become familiar with the design, programming, operation, and design constraints of computing hardware.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
  1. Read and write assembly language programs for a simple microcomputer.
  2. Identify the hardware components of a computer and the functions they perform.
  3. Describe the overall behaviour of compilers, assemblers, linkers and interpreters.
  4. Describe ethical, cultural and security concerns associated with the use of technology within organisations
  5. Argue some of the trade-offs between hardware and software that occur in computer
    system design.

General Skills Outcome

During this unit students will receive feedback on the following key generic skills:

– problem solving skills
– analysis skills
– ability to work independently