Semester 1, 2020

About this Course

The aim of COSC243 is to teach the fundamentals of computer architecture and operating systems.


Stallings, W., Computer Organization and Architecture (10th or 11th Edition), Prentice Hall, 2011. (recommended)

Silberschatz, A. et al, Operating System Concepts (8th or 9th Edition), Wiley. (essential)

Departmental Communications

Note that all departmental communications to students will use your email account.

Class reps

  • Jacob Perkins -
  • Maaha Ahmad -
  • Valentin Kiselev -


Materials for lectures and tutorials

Lecture notes, and tutorial sheets, will appear online at the start of the week of the associated lecture or tutorial. You will need to make sure that you have a copy of the material available for the class.

You can find the lecture and tutorial content on Blackboard

Internal assessment marks are available here.

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