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CP5631 - Internet Fundamentals

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

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;
  • efficiently design and implement a LAN and WAN network;
  • 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;
  • identify the hardware and software components that make up a LAN and WAN.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP1402 CP2012 CP1802 CP2231

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); test (10%); practical assessment items (10%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers
Lecturers: Mr Trevor Andersen, Karl Mohring.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); test (10%); practical assessment items (10%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); test (10%); practical assessment items (10%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); test (10%); practical assessment items (10%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 30-Jul-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers
Lecturer: Mr Jaikishin Lakhyani.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); test (10%); practical assessment items (10%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 26-Nov-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers
Lecturer: Mr Jaikishin Lakhyani.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); test (10%); practical assessment items (10%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 02-Apr-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers, Mr Ian Kirkwood
Lecturer: Dr Paul Darwen.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); test (10%); practical assessment items (10%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 13-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers
Lecturer: Dr Paul Darwen.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); test (10%); practical assessment items (10%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 10-Dec-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers
Lecturer: Dr Paul Darwen.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • 6 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (40%); test (10%); practical assessment items (10%).

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.