School Of Computing, Engineering And Mathematics

Advanced Topics in NetworkingWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300252.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Students should be familiar with the fundamentals of computer networking. In particular, students should have a good understanding of the OSI model, the TCP/IP protocol suite, and current Internet and networking technologies. Therefore, it is strongly advised that students must have either taken an appropriate unit in computer networking (e.g., 300695 Network Technologies), or have equivalent knowledge.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course

About this Unit
This unit focuses on the advanced features of networked systems and the emerging network technologies and services. The unit provides students with an in-depth understanding of relevant protocols, the emerging standards, and standards organisations. The emphasis of the unit is on development of the student skills to enable them to do proficient research and development works and studies in the computer networking discipline.

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