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Network Architecture PG (10099.2)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Technology

Availability

  • UC - Canberra, Bruce
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2021 Semester 2 MR   Ibrahim   ELGENDI (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS

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Syllabus

This unit aims towards developing a sophisticated understanding of the process of designing computer and communication networks. This will be achieved through bridging the gap between theoretical and practical aspects and learning the step-by-step procedures of network analysis, architecture, and design. Students will learn about the fundamental relationships between major building blocks required in a successfully architected network and be able to make competent evaluations of existing network structures. Case studies will include national networks (e.g., NBN) and enterprise networks (e.g., campus). Guest lectures and group projects with hands-on laboratories will be used for enhancing student-learning experience.
This unit may be cotaught with 11484 Network Architecture.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Analyse, assimilate and then disseminate knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and professionally;

2. Competently identify, analyse and formulate/synthesize the requirements for an detailed network design;

3. Demonstrate a high level of conceptual understanding to enable the evaluation of a network architectural design and formulate a range of components that best meet the requirements;

4. Ability to plan and execute the process of architecting a networking system and use interpersonal skills to work collaboratively; and

5. Create a broad design of network systems for specific real life deployment scenarios.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week, consisting of 1 hour lecture, 1 hour tutorial and 1 hour laboratory.

Prerequisites

Introduction to Network Engineering G, 10088

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

11484 Network Architecture and 9428 Network Architecture.

Equivalent Units

None.


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