University of Newcastle
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThe course takes the students through various steps involved in designing practical embedded software. It also introduces the basic building blocks of an embedded system.LEARNING OUTCOMES1. Develop software for commonly used embedded devices.2. Program a data storage device in low level and interface that with an embedded product.3. Learn the techniques used in developing a simple single-tasking operating system.gn4. Use a real-time operating system to simplify his/her design.5. Read, understand and modify the embedded software developed by other professional developers.CONTENTMachine level description of C programming language, e.g., memory management, optimising memory access timeFilesystemsDesign of a simple DOS like system on embedded targetsMultitasking and concurrent softwareReal-time operating systems
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.