Computer Systems

COS10004 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

Results:
6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

Census:
31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1 Teaching Period 3

Dates:
14 Mar 22 - 12 Jun 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
27 Mar 22

Census:
8 Apr 22

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Apr 22

Dates:
7 Nov 22 - 5 Feb 23

Results:
28 Feb 23

Last self enrolment:
20 Nov 22

Census:
2 Dec 22

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Dec 22


Prerequisites

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Concurrent Pre-requisite
 
Assumed Knowledge
familiarity with boolean algebra and number systems

Aims and objectives

Students will become familiar with the design, programming, operation, and design constraints of computing hardware.
 
Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Read and write assembly language programs for a simple microcomputer
ULO2Identify the hardware components of a computer and the functions they perform
ULO3Describe the overall behaviour of compilers, assemblers, linkers and interpreters
ULO4Argue some of the trade-offs between hardware and software that occur in computer system design