Module Title:Assembly and C
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 5 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Students will be assessed by means of continuous assessment.
Module Aim: To enable the student to program in assembly.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Program in 80X86 assembly language;
LO2 Understand the use of arrays in assembly.
LO3 Understand the passing of parameters in assembly.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Introduction to CPU and Registers. Concepts of sequence, selection and iteration.
Memory Variables
Introduction to usage of memory variables
Data movement instructions
Moving values to from registers and moving values to from memory.
Control transfer instructions
Using control transfer instructions to call and jump to blocks of code.
Using pointers to access array elements
Push and pop operations. Accessing elements from the stack.
Parameter passing
Pass parameters using assembly language
C programming
Introduction to programming in c.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other In Class and/or In Lab Continuous Assessment 1,2,3 100.00 n/a
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 1.00
Laboratory 12 Weeks per Stage 4.00
Independent Learning 15 Weeks per Stage 4.33
Total Hours 125.00

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