Operating Systems - University of Gothenburg Till startsida
To content Read more about how we use cookies on gu.se

Operating Systems

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: DIT401
Autumn 2020
50% Day
Period: 31 August 2020 - 1 November 2020
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The course focuses on the design and implementation of operating systems. Topics covered include: concurrent processes, resource management, deadlocks, memory management techniques, virtual memory, processor scheduling, disk scheduling, file systems, distributed file systems, micro kernels, multiprocessor operating system issues and virtual machines. Examples or case-studies are provided for all the subjects covered during the course.

More Information


Show more

Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: Successfully completed courses corresponding to 60 credits of studies within the subject Computer Science, or equivalent, including the following courses:

  • a 7.5 credits course in machine oriented programming (e.g., DIT151 or equivalent),
  • a 7.5 credits course in data structures (e.g., DIT960 or equivalent),
  • a 7.5 credits course in programming (e.g., DIT440, DIT012 or equivalent).
Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 17 875 SEK
First payment: 17 875 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on: http://www.universityadmissions.se

Study Guidance

E-post: svl@cse.gu.se


Department of Computer Science and Engineering
41296 Göteborg

Visiting address: Rännvägen 6 B

Page Manager: Pontus Sundén
Last update: 2/18/2020 2:41 PM

Tell a friend about this page
Print version

Page Manager: Pontus Sundén|Last update: 10/16/2018

The University of Gothenburg uses cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience. By continuing on this website, you approve of our use of cookies.  What are cookies?