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COS10004 – Computer Systems

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

Duration                                             Contact hours

One Semester                                   48 hours

Prerequisites

One of:
1. Introduction to Programming (COS10009)
2. Digital and Data Systems (ENG10004)
3. Digital and Data Systems (EAT10016)
4. Problem Solving with ICT (ICT10001)

Corequisites

N/A

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. Argue some of the trade-offs between hardware and software that occur in computer system design.

General Skills Outcome

  • Problem solving skills
  • Analysis skills
  • Ability to work independently