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CP5631 - 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 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.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (40%)
  • assignments (30%)
  • mid semester exam (10%)
  • practical and workshop assessment items (20%).
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP1402 CP2012 CP1802 CP2231

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.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 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.

  • 56 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
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

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.

  • 56 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ 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.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 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.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 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.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 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.