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COMP SCI 7081MELB - Computer Systems

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: Melbourne
Restriction: Available only to University of Adelaide College Melbourne Campus students
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange:
Available for Non-Award Study: No

This course introduces the elements of computer systems from the level of basic hardware gates, through to compilers, languages and applications. The aim is to give an overview of the layered nature of computer systems and how the use of simple interfaces can make the design of complex and powerful systems possible. Topics covered include: digital logic, memory, processors, assembly language, virtual machines, recursive descent parsing, code generation and operating systems.

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Commonwealth supported
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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20706 LE01 24 17 1 Mar - 5 Apr Tuesday 5:30pm - 6:30pm  
7 Mar - 4 Apr Monday 2pm - 3pm  
25 Apr - 30 May Monday 2pm - 3pm  
26 Apr - 31 May Tuesday 5:30pm - 6:30pm  
Automatic Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20707 WR01 24 17 7 Mar - 4 Apr Monday 3:30pm - 4:30pm  
25 Apr - 30 May Monday 3:30pm - 4:30pm