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CP1402 - Internet Fundamentals

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject introduces students to Internet standards, architectures, and technologies to develop fundamental knowledge of network devices, network models, and Internet protocols. Students will gain knowledge of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and TCP/IP models, subnetting, switching, routing, LAN and WAN protocols, and network security. Students will gain experience in network design and troubleshooting strategies.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe the various components of Local Area Network (LAN) and a Wide Area Network (WAN) computer networks;
  • explain how the Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) and TCP/IP reference models function in designing communications in LAN and WAN environments;
  • explain the fundamentals of network security and troubleshooting procedures and practice;
  • plan and implement IP addressing and the TCP/IP protocols to design a LAN and WAN.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (50%)
  • assignments (30%)
  • test (10%)
  • practicals (10%).

Special Assessment Requirements

Practical attendance is mandatory in this subject. A student who fails to attend and demonstrate their attempt to at least 70% of practical, must meet with the Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching and provide evidence as to why they should be permitted to sit the final exam or submit the final assessment task.

Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP2012 CP2231 CP1802 CP5631

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal (Pathway), Study Period 46
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.