COS10004 – Computer Systems

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

Duration                                             Contact hours

One Semester                                   48 hours


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)



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