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CS241 - Operating Systems and Computer Networks

  • Module code: CS241
  • Module name: Operating Systems and Computer Networks
  • Department: Computer Science
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To introduce the fundamental concepts of modern day operating systems and computer networks.

Principal learning outcomes

On completion of the module the student will: Understand the generic requirements, structure, operation, and administration of a modern operating system; Be able to analyse, design and write programs at the operating systems level; Understand the requirements and design of modern network protocols and systems, their operation and use by applications.

Timetabled teaching activities

Term 1. 30 one-hour lectures

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/dcs/teaching/modules/cs241

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: CS241-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Coursework 20%
  3 hour examination (April) 80%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate Computer Systems Engineering (G406) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Computer Systems Engineering (G408) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Computer Science (G500) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Computer Science MEng (G503) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Computer and Management Sciences (G5N1) - Year 2
Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate Discrete Mathematics (G4G1) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Discrete Mathematics (G4G3) - Year 2