Networks and Switching

TNE60006 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 60 Hours

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

2022 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

Census:
31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

Dates:
1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

Results:
6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

Census:
31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

More teaching periods
Summer

Dates:
4 Jan 22 - 13 Feb 22

Results:
1 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
4 Jan 22

Census:
14 Jan 22

Last withdraw without fail:
28 Jan 22


Prerequisites

Nil
 
Anti-requisites

Aims and objectives

This unit introduces you to the field of data networking and provides you with the necessary skills to design and successfully deploy a small network.
 
Unit Learning Outcomes
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)
ULO3Describe the processes of LAN switching and how VLANs are used in a switched network (K3)
ULO4Use best practice to design secure corporate networks and deploy security to practical networking environments (K3, S1, S3)
ULO5Describe how the Spanning Tree Protocol eliminates loops in multi-switched LANs (K3)
ULO6Construct a simple network of PCs, switches and a router, and troubleshoot problems in those networks (K3, S1, S2, S3)
ULO7Generate documentation for laboratory work and assignments (A2)