|Short Description:||Networking Foundations|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Sciences|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||020113 - Networks and Communications|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||5 March 2021|
The course provides students with an understanding of how wired and wireless networks function, and provides a working knowledge of network addressing, fundamental of wired and wireless networks. Starting with studying some common communications protocols critical to today's networked world, the course progressively introduces the underlying structure of the network that ultimately supports networked applications. Security is introduced, in the context of threats and techniques for their mitigation. This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to design and implement a simple network.