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 face to face + blended

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

2023 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Summer
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
3 Jan 23 - 12 Feb 23

Results:
28 Feb 23

Last self enrolment:
3 Jan 23

Census:
13 Jan 23

Last withdraw without fail:
27 Jan 23

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

Census:
31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

More teaching periods
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

Results:
5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

Census:
31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


Prerequisites

Nil
Anti-requisites (Similar Content)

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 (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
 
1. Use the OSI Model to discuss network design and infrastructure (K3, S3)
2. Design an addressing scheme to subnet a network to given specifications (K2, K3, S3)
3. Describe the processes of LAN switching and how VLANs are used in a switched network (K3)
4. Use best practice to design secure corporate networks and deploy security to practical networking environments (K3, S1, S3)
5. Describe how the Spanning Tree Protocol eliminates loops in multi-switched LANs (K3)
6. Construct a simple network of PCs, switches and a router, and troubleshoot problems in those networks (K3, S1, S2, S3)
7. Generate documentation for laboratory work and assignments (A2)
 
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