|Short Description:||Wireless & Internet Technology|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Sciences|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||020199 - Computer Science not elsewhere|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||7 March 2021|
Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MCOP or MPIT or MCOT or MCTE or MENC or MEPR or MENS or METC or MSST or MCTN
Students who have completed CSC3420 Mobile Internet Technology cannot enrol in this course.
This course focuses on wireless communication technology as used in mobile phone networks, including 4G and 5G and the series of standards associated with wireless local area networks. Students will also investigate the quality of service in the Internet with a focus on the DiffServe standard and use a graphical interface to gain an understanding of these topics. The final topic covered is optical communications, looking at the capacity of optical fibres and associated switching technologies.