Computer Architecture I, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, 25%, Distance learning

    Start date: 29 August 2022

    End date: 15 January 2023

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-11206 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Flexible

    Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

    Outline for distance course: The course has a few, non mandatory, meetings on campus in Uppsala. The course is assessed with compulsory assignments and an examination.

    Number of mandatory meetings on campus: 0

    Number of voluntary meetings on campus: 3

    Registration: 28 July 2022 – 5 September 2022

Entry requirements: A second course in computer programming, e.g. Computer Programming II.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 16,250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 16,250

Please note: The course has more assignments than Computer Architecture I, 5 credits.

About the course

The course covers the function and structure of computers. Microprogramming the controller to control elements such as buses, memories, output and input, and program execution are central topics, as well as the use of assembly language.

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