Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY|
|Module Short Title|
|Semester Taught||Michaelmas and Hilary Term|
|Contact Hours||Two semester, 1.5 hr lecture/lab per week|
|Module Personnel||Kevin Foley|
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to:
In this module students learn the core principles of computing and networking architectures and develop a firm understanding of the key technical concepts surrounding IT infrastructure beginning with the physical hardware of a PC and working up to the concepts that surround many of the emerging trends in enterprise and global information systems. This course prepares students to communicate effectively with other IT professional whose area of expertise may lie solely in a hardware or software paradigm and facilitates the student to understand the capabilities and limitation of a modern IT infrastructure. The course also prepares the student to interact with external providers of IT solutions that will be required for any future organisational roles.
|Recommended Reading List|
Andrew S. Tanenbaum; David J. Wetherall (2011), Computer Networks (5th Ed.), Prentice Hall, ISBN:0-13-212695-8, 978-0-13-212695-3, 0-13-212702-4, 978-0-13-212702-8 .
All of above assessment details are yet to be confirmed.
|Academic Year of Data||2015/16|