Operating Systems and Networks
Module Title -Operating Systems and Networks
Number of credits – 10
This module introduces the foundations of Operating Systems and Network technologies. In addition the module provides opportunity for hands-on lab sessions of learning about a selection of essential Operating Systems and Network skills.
The aims of this module are to:
- introduce you to the fundamentals of operating systems, and
- introduce the challenges involved in the networking and design of distributed systems.
On successful completion of this module, you should be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts and issues involved in OS and networking of IP-based systems
- Interact and manage an Operating System
- Demonstrate an understanding of the challenges involved in the design of Distributed Systems in general and main methods of addressing them
- Explain Transport Layer protocols and their differences
- Understand the basics and practical issues and architectures involving in important Application Layer protocols
- Demonstrate practical understanding of the theoretical foundations of Operating Systems and Distributed Systems
- Demonstrate the ability to analyse and understand a new technology or emerging technique
Teaching and assessment:
Sessional: 1.5 hour examination (80%), continuous assessment (20%).
Supplementary (where allowed): 1.5 hour examination (100%)
Contact hours - 40