CZ1106 Computer Organisation and Architecture

Course Provider

School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE)


Continuing Education and Training Certificate

Academic Unit



The way that hardware components are designed and connected together determines the size and capabilities of computers.  It also affects the way they are programmed and their applications.

*This is a single credit-bearing course from NTU Undergraduate Degree Programmes.


Course Availability

  • Date(s): 09 Aug 2021 to 03 Dec 2021

    Time: PLease refer to schedule.

    Schedule: Download here

    Venue: NTU Main Campus

    Registration Closing Date: 30 Jun 2021

This is a foundation course whose main focus is on the characteristics and development of relatively high level ‘building’ blocks.
  • Computer Hardware Decomposition
  • Data Representation
  • Memory Allocation and Access
  • Central Processing Unit
  • Assembly Programming and Instruction Set Architecture
  • High-level Software to Low-level Instructions
  • Computer Memory
  • Data Transfer and Input/Output (I/O) Techniques
  • Computer Arithmetic
  • Measuring system performance
  • Towards higher speed
Working Professionals

Standard Course Fee: S$1,726.98

  • All fees stated are inclusive of 7% GST
  • NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click here for more information.