Covers the fundamental concepts of computer networks. Students will gain an understanding of the network hardware and software, network models and protocols as well as the network switching and routing technologies. Students will also apply their understanding to analyse and plan for computer networks in small-to-medium enterprises.
Module 1: Elements of computer networks
Module 2: Network communication models
Module 3: Network and communication protocols
Module 4: Network switching and routing
Module 5: Small to Medium Enterprise Networks
Module 6: Network security and management
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||describe the key components of computer networks and their functionality|
|2||explain principal networking processes using network communication models|
|3||explain and contrast fundamental networking protocols|
|4||analyse and plan networks for small-to-medium enterprises|
|5||review network management solutions for small-to-medium enterprises|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- describe the key components of computer networks and their functionality
- explain principal networking processes using network communication models
- explain and contrast fundamental networking protocols
- analyse and plan networks for small-to-medium enterprises
- review network management solutions for small-to-medium enterprises
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Teaching and assessment
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