Computing Fundamentals

Module code: CO1101
Module co-ordinator: TBC

In this module, you will:

  • Discuss detailed overviews of operating systems; computer architecture; software engineering; databases; the internet and WWW (in Linux and Windows) and mobile computing
  • Explain files, directories, memory, the command line and fundamental structures
  • Write scripts and useful but simple command line programs
  • Operate and critique basic tools such as editors, search engines and similar technologies
  • Explain the basics of computer and internet security


  • 24 hours of lectures
  • 8 hours of tutorials
  • 16 hours of supervised time in lab/studio/workshop
  • 102 hours of guided independent study


  • Coursework (100%)