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Computer and Network Technology

Certificate in IT module

Module Overview

  • Exams Information

  • The pass mark is 40%
  • Examinations are held twice a year
  • Examination duration is two hour closed book 


This module provides a foundation for all professional computer personnel in computer technology and related topics, in particular areas of: number systems, hardware, operating systems, systems software, networks and system performance measurement.


  •  To develop an understanding of the principles underlying the architecture and organisation of computer systems
  • To introduce the fundamental building blocks of all digital computers and the operating principles of computer peripherals
  • To evaluate critically the performance data quoted for computer systems
  • To appreciate how computers communicate with each other across networks

Patrick Jones

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