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GCO3812

Faculty of Information Technology

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Joarder Kamruzzaman

Synopsis

This unit will introduce students to fundamentals of distributed networked environment. The unit provides knowledge of internetworking standards and understanding of the networking architecture, technology and operation.

Objectives

At the completion of this unit students will have -
Developed the ability to:

  • discuss network architecture standards for open systems;
  • describe ISO reference and Internet models;
  • explain fundamentals and technologies of physical, data-link and network layers;
  • understand the functions and architectures of LAN and WAN;
  • analyse and design LAN architecture for organisational requirements.
Developed attitudes that enable them to:
  • adopt a problem solving approach;
  • accept the code of professional conduct and practice;
  • act in accordance with best practice, industry standards and professional ethics.
Developed the skills to:
  • analyse data communication networks.
Demonstrate the communication skills necessary to:
  • cooperate effectively within small groups;
  • present their work in various forms.

Assessment

Examination (3 hours): 60%; In-semester assessment: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Joarder Kamruzzaman

Contact hours

4 hrs/wk

Prerequisites

GCO9802 (or GCO2812 as a corequisite)

Co-requisites

GCO2812 (or GCO9802 as a prerequisite)

Prohibitions

BUS2062, COT2001, CSC3182

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/units/gco3812/