Computer Technology 1

7.5 credits

The AVR ATMEGA16, PIC16F877 or a similar microprocessor and a specific development card are used in the course. Practical work and lectures are based on the actual


The course consists of the following topics:

• programming in assembler

• computer hardware

• computer architecture

• address-, data- and control buses

• input and output units

• timers

• interrupts

• microprocessor, memory and memory handling

• higher level programs and assembler


Växjö – the student city with a living campus

Just south of Växjö’s city centre you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. In Växjö, many students choose to live on campus.

Here you will have five minutes’ walking distance to friends, restaurants, lecture rooms, gym, grocery store, the University Library, nature trails, and student pubs. If you live in another part of Växjö, you can quickly get to the university by bus or bicycle.

With its 90 000 inhabitants, Växjö is one of the fastest growing cities in Sweden. Here you will find the famous Småland entrepreneurship spirit and a lot of companies, for instance within the IT industry – perfect for when you are looking for an internship position or a job. Växjö is also one of Europe’s greenest cities where you have easy access to nature, forest and lakes.

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Build your own degree

Did you know that you can combine single-subject courses to build your own degree? In this way, you can design your own degree based on your interests and the career you are aiming for. Learn more about how you can build your own degree and become unique on the labour market.