The aim of this module is to:
- provide leaners with an overview of the functions of modern multitasking, multi-user operating systems.
- provide leaners with an understanding of the different structural components of an operating system and show how these interact to provide services and manage resources.
- enable leaners to draw comparisons between Windows and Unix based computer systems.
- introduce leaners to some recent trends in operating systems development.
This module is delivered through a combination of Quiz and Video based work.