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CSE1201 - Computer organisation

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Ingrid Zukerman


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)


Topics include a revision of the fetch-execute cycle and assembler language, the features and capabilities of a modern operating system, data structures, file organisation, the database concept and the many different techniques for sharing different types of resources in a multi-user computer system. Students prepare a specialised type of computer program called a batch job or shell script and investigate the use of a microcomputer database management system to solve common business problems.


Examination (2 hours): 70%
Assignments (2) 15% each: 30%

Contact hours

2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of tutorials/practicals per week


CFR1125, CFR1140, CFR1202, COT1140, FIT1001