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CP5631 - Internet Fundamentals

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject introduces students to Internet standards, architectures, and technologies to develop knowledge of network devices, network models, and Internet protocols. Students will gain knowledge of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and TCP/IP models and the technical standards, devices and LAN and WAN protocol involved at each layer of these models. Students will be introduced to subnetting, switching, routing, and network security to develop the skills required to design an efficient computer network. Students will also gain experience in the implementation and troubleshooting of core network devices.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe the technologies, standards, devices for each layer of the OSI model;
  • explain and implement network security at the lower layers of the OSI with access control lists;
  • explain how the Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) and TCP/IP reference models function in designing communications in Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) environments;
  • efficiently design the IP addressing and topologies to implement a LAN and WAN network.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP1402 CP2012 CP1802 CP2231

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Mr Trevor Andersen
Lecturer: Mr Randy Zhu.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours on-campus > Lectures
  • 24 hours on-campus > Practicals
  • 6 hours on-campus > Workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (30%); mid semester exam (10%); practical and workshop assessment items (20%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Mr Trevor Andersen
Lecturers: Mr Randy Zhu, Dr Art Suwanwiwat.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours on-campus > Lectures
  • 24 hours on-campus > Practicals
  • 6 hours on-campus > Workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (30%); mid semester exam (10%); practical and workshop assessment items (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Mr Trevor Andersen
Lecturer: Mr Jaikishin Lakhyani.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 56 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (30%); mid semester exam (10%); practical and workshop assessment items (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Mr Trevor Andersen
Lecturer: Mr Jaikishin Lakhyani.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 56 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (30%); mid semester exam (10%); practical and workshop assessment items (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Mr Trevor Andersen
Workload expectations:

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

  • 56 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (30%); mid semester exam (10%); practical and workshop assessment items (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Mr Trevor Andersen
Lecturer: Mr Dion Nguyen.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours on-campus > Lectures
  • 24 hours on-campus > Practicals
  • 6 hours on-campus > Workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (30%); mid semester exam (10%); practical and workshop assessment items (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Mr Trevor Andersen
Lecturers: Dr Paul Darwen, Mr Dion Nguyen.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours on-campus > Lectures
  • 24 hours on-campus > Practicals
  • 6 hours on-campus > Workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (30%); mid semester exam (10%); practical and workshop assessment items (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Mr Trevor Andersen
Lecturers: Dr Paul Darwen, Mr Dion Nguyen.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours on-campus > Lectures
  • 24 hours on-campus > Practicals
  • 6 hours on-campus > Workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (30%); test (10%); practical and workshop assessment items (20%).

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.