2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Gives students an in-depth understanding and practical experience in managing small-to-medium enterprise networks. Students will gain knowledge and skills to conduct different network management tasks including monitoring and controlling network performance, security and configuration, troubleshooting network issues and providing advice and guidance to management on planning and upgrading networks.
Topic 1: Revision of computer network elements and communication models
Topic 2: Vendor specific networks
Topic 3: Managing layer-2 network protocols and devices
Topic 4: Managing layer-3 network protocols and devices
Topic 5: Network performance monitoring
Topic 6: Network troubleshooting
Topic 7: Network maintenance and upgrade
Topic 8: Network planning
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Conduct predefined procedures and steps to manage, monitor and control network performance, security, configuration and inventory of small-to-medium enterprise networks||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Diagnose, analyse and troubleshoot common issues of small-to-medium enterprise networks||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Plan for and assist with network planning, maintenance, software and configuration upgrade to maintain business continuity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Evaluate and select suitable network technology based on business requirements||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|5||Conduct research and provide advice and guidance to management on recent trends and development in computer communication network technologies||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
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Teaching and assessment
|Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)|
|Network configuration and monitoring exercise.||30%|
|Network maintenance and troubleshooting exercise.||30%|
|Network planning exercise.||40%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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