Unit

School Of Computer, Data And Mathematical Sciences

Computer Networking (Advanced)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 300946.2

Discipline: NETWORKS AND COMMUNICATIONS

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Maria Mikhail


Assumed Knowledge
Fundamentals of computer architecture, binary and hexadecimal numbering systems, and programming principles. A working knowledge of the World Wide Web.


Incompatible Units
300094 - Computer Networking Fundamentals, 300086 - Applied Data Communications and Networking, 300565 - Computer Networking

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 3684 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced), 3685 Bachelor of Computing (Information Systems) Advanced, 3688 Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced or 3745 Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced/Bachelor of Business.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit introduces students to computer systems networking. It covers basic networking technologies, Ethernet fundamentals, ISO OSI model, routing, switching and subnetting, the Internet architecture, networking protocols including TCP/IP, important OSI layer 2 and 3 networking device fundamentals, basic network management and security issues. This unit is also the first of three units, which will prepare students for industry based networking certification (CCNA). Students in this advanced unit will be required to undertake individual assessment activities demonstrating a high level of technical and applied theoretical competency.


Courses
2801.2Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
3684.2Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)CURRENT
3688.1Bachelor of Information Systems AdvancedCURRENT
3745.2Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT




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