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Module Catalogue

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

Module Details: COMP4601

This module is used in DT074.2 and DT081.4.

This module is not a prerequisite or corequisite for any other module.

CodeCOMP4601 The unique code for this module.
NameComputer Architecture 3The 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.
Stage0The programme stage at which this module is normally given.
Duration13 weeksThe time that this module usually lasts.
PrerequisiteCOMP2602Codes 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 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.
Revision22 Oct 2012The date of last revision of this information.
LectureHrs2 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of lectures for this module.
TutorialHrsAs neededThe number of hours per week of tutorials for this module.
LabHrs1 hour/weekThe number of hours per week of practical laboratory work for this module.
DescriptorCOMP4601.pdf (uploaded 22 Oct 2012)Full details of the module.

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