Major - Networked Systems

Western Sydney University Major Code: M3072.1

This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

From Autumn 219, this major is replaced by M3115 Networked Systems. This major is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Computer Science and Bachelor of Computer Science Advanced. This major aims to develop graduates with sound skills in the discipline of networked computer systems. Recent advances in computer and telecommunications networked systems, particularly those based on TCP/IP, have increased the importance of network technologies in the discipline of computer science. This major covers a wide range of topics including computer communication network concepts and protocols, multimedia systems, Internet standards and technologies, network security, wireless and mobile computing, and distributed systems. The candidates are also introduced to some of the relevant current key research issues of the field.


Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Yun Bai

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows.

Students must complete the following seven units

300565 Computer Networking
300128 Information Security
300115 Distributed Systems and Programming
300952 Wireless and Mobile Networks
300095 Computer Networks and Internets
300575 Networked Systems Design
300143 Network Security

Choose one unit from the following

300166 Systems and Network Management
300165 Systems Administration Programming
300698 Operating Systems Programming
300958 Social Web Analytics
301124 Ethical Hacking Principles and Practice

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