School Of Computing, Engineering And Mathematics

Computer NetworkingWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300565.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Fundamentals of computer architecture, binary and hexadecimal numbering systems, and programming principles. They should also have a working knowledge of the World Wide Web.

Equivalent Units
300094 - Computer Networking Fundamentals, 300086 - Applied Data Communications and Networking, 700012 - Computer Networking (WSTC)

About this Unit
Computer Networking is an introductory unit in 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).

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