Unix for Telecommunications

TNE30019 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak


  • 1 Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 60 Hours


COS10009 Introduction to Programming

Concurrent Prereq: Unit can be completed prior to or at the same time.



Co-requisite: Unit must be taken at same time and in the same study period.



Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to provide you with an understanding of how the Unix operating system is deployed in
data networking scenarios, and the ability to successfully deploy and manage such systems.

Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this unit, you should be able to:
  • Use navigation processes in an installed Unix System. 
  • Appreciate the operation of a Unix-based Operating System. 
  • Conduct the administration of a Unix server or workstation. 
  • Configure common network services, devices and security. 
  • Demonstrate the use of network administration tools on Unix systems. 
  • Design and construct unfamiliar network services. 
  • Generates documentation for laboratory work and a research assignment.
Swinburne Engineering Competencies for this Unit of Study
This Unit of Study will contribute to you attaining the following Swinburne Engineering Competencies:
  • Maths and IT as Tools: Proficiently uses relevant mathematics and computer and information science concepts as tools.
  • Discipline Specific: Proficiently applies advanced technical knowledge of the specific discipline within that context. 
  • Engineering Methods: Applies engineering methods in practical applications. 
  • Problem Solving: Systematically uses engineering methods in solving complex problems. 
  • Design: Systematically uses engineering methods in design. 
  • Communication: Demonstrates effective communication to professional and wider audiences.
  • Information Management: Demonstrates seeking, using, assessing and managing information.

Courses with unit

A unit of study in the Bachelor of Engineering (Telecommunication and Network Engineering),