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Unit information: Introduction to Computer Architecture in 2011/12

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Unit name Introduction to Computer Architecture
Unit code COMS12200
Credit points 20
Level of study C/4
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 2 (weeks 13 - 24)
Unit director Dr. Page
Open unit status Not open

COMS11101 or COMS11401



School/department Department of Computer Science
Faculty Faculty of Engineering

Description including Unit Aims

This unit provides the link between high-level programming languages, and the hardware on which programs execute. The unit starts from the basics of digital electronics and gradually build up to the design of a complete computer system.