Study programme 2020-2021Français
Advanced operating systems
Programme component of Master's in Computer Science à la Faculty of Science

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
US-M1-INFO60-029-MOptional UEBUYS AlainS802 - Réseaux et Télécommunications
  • BUYS Alain

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Anglais
Anglais100300044.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
S-INFO-096Advanced Operating Systems1003000Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Master communication techniques.
    • Communicate, both orally and in writing, their findings, original proposals, knowledge and underlying principles, in a clear, structured and justified manner.
    • Adapt their communication to a variety of audiences.
    • Where possible, communicate in a foreign language.
  • Develop and integrate a high degree of autonomy.
    • Aquire new knowledge independently.
    • Pursue further training and develop new skills independently.
    • Develop and integrate a high degree of autonomy to evolve in new contexts.
  • Apply scientific methodology.
    • Critically reflect on the impact of IT in general, and on the contribution to projects.
    • Demonstrate thoroughness, independence, creativity, intellectual honesty, and ethical values.

Learning Outcomes of UE

Understanding advanced topics in operating systems (virtualization, distributed systems).
Being able to present one of the topics covered in english and produce a written report on this topic.

Content of UE

Distributed systems   Workshop on Academic Writing in English.

Prior Experience

A basic knowledge of computer architecture and operating systems which can be acquired, for example, in the following courses :
US-B1-SCINFO-001-M - Computer Architecture
S-INFO-010    Operating systems
A good knowledge of English, possibly acquired by taking the following course before : US-M1-SCINFO-038-M (English for Scientific Communication). A workshop is plannned to help the students for the writing of their report. In order to attend, the students should first take the Elao test during Q1 (a code to register will be available on request through the CLIL team).

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Presentation and/or works

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

Oral presentation in English of an article on a topic related to the course and written report on this topic.  

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Préparations, travaux, recherches d'information

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
S-INFO-096Course slides

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
S-INFO-096E-learning platform activities

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
S-INFO-096Not applicable

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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