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A catalogue of modules and programmes available from the School of Electronic and Communications Engineering.

Module Details: COMP2602

This module is used in DT021.3 and DT081.2.

This module is a prerequsite for COMP4601 and COMP3602, and is not a corequisite for any other module.

CodeCOMP2602 The unique code for this module.
NameComputer Architecture 2The name of this module.
ECTS5The number of credits awarded for successful completion of this module.
SchoolSchool of Electronic and Communications EngineeringThe School responsible for this module.
LevelHonours Degree (NQAI level 8)The level of programmes that normally use this module.
Stage3The programme stage at which this module is normally given.
Duration13 weeksThe time that this module usually lasts.
PrerequisiteCOMP2601Codes of any modules that must be completed before this module can be started.
CorequisiteCodes of any modules that must be taken at the same time as this one.
AuthorRay LynchThe person who wrote the module descriptor.
KeywordsComputer Architecture, Computer SystemsThe areas that this module is related to.
DescriptionThis module introduces the concepts, components and structure of moderately sophisticated computer systems. Students will learn how to select and use the appropriate processor, memory and interfacing components to design single-tasking computer systems, and how the components interact on system buses. Students will also learn how to use software to interact with the memory and interface components of the computer system.A brief description of the module.
Revision04 Jun 2007The date of last revision of this information.
LectureHrs2 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of lectures for this module.
TutorialHrsNoneThe number of hours per week of tutorials for this module.
LabHrs2 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of practical laboratory work for this module.
DescriptorCOMP2602.pdf (uploaded 15 Nov 2006)Full details of the module.

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