A catalogue of modules and programmes available from the School of Electronic and Communications Engineering.
Module Details: COMP4601
This module is not a prerequisite or corequisite for any other module.
|Code||COMP4601||The unique code for this module.|
|Name||Computer Architecture 3||The name of this module.|
|ECTS||5||The number of credits awarded for successful completion of this module.|
|School||School of Electronic and Communications Engineering||The School responsible for this module.|
|Level||Honours Degree (NQAI level 8)||The level of programmes that normally use this module.|
|Stage||0||The programme stage at which this module is normally given.|
|Duration||13 weeks||The time that this module usually lasts.|
|Prerequisite||COMP2602||Codes of any modules that must be completed before this module can be started.|
|Corequisite||Codes of any modules that must be taken at the same time as this one.|
|Author||Ray Lynch||The person who wrote the module descriptor.|
|Keywords||Computer Architecture, Computer Systems||The areas that this module is related to.|
|Description||This module presents a detailed examination of the components and architectures used in moderately advanced|
computer systems. Students will study the technologies used to maximise the throughput of modern computer systems, including processor organisation, memory structures, and bus operation. Students will learn how to
select appropriate component technologies for specific requirements, particularly in the communications field.
|A brief description of the module.|
|Revision||22 Oct 2012||The date of last revision of this information.|
|LectureHrs||2 hours/week||The number of hours per week of lectures for this module.|
|TutorialHrs||As needed||The number of hours per week of tutorials for this module.|
|LabHrs||1 hour/week||The number of hours per week of practical laboratory work for this module.|
|Descriptor||COMP4601.pdf (uploaded 22 Oct 2012)||Full details of the module.|
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