Internet and Cybersecurity for Engineering Applications

TNE20003 12.5 Credit Points per subject Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 45 hours face to face + Blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to provide you with the basic skills to use the Internet and associated technologies to connect devices in an online network, as is required in many modern Engineering applications. This includes mechanisms to take advantage of globally connected services and an introduction to Cybersecurity considerations.
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Use the OSI Model to discuss network design and infrastructure (K3, S3)
ULO2Design an addressing scheme to subnet a network to given specifications (K2, K3, S3)
ULO3Characterise the operation of the Internet to enable communications between online services (A2, A4, K3)
ULO4Construct a simple network of PCs, switches and a router, and troubleshoot problems in those networks (A7, K3, S1, S2, S3)
ULO5Assess Cybersecurity issues with Internet based Engineering applications (A2, K3, K4, K5, S2)
ULO6Appraise the effectiveness of first tier solutions to Cybersecurity concerns (A2, K3, K4, S2)