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Area/Catalogue
INFT 1026

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
164162

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

2018 timetable due for release in October.

Course aim

To introduce the fundamental networking concepts and technologies for the design and implementation of small to medium sized networks.

Course content

Introduction to networks, including topologies, devices, and characteristics of a small to medium sized network;
Basics of network protocols and communications;
The OSI and TCP/IP networking models;
Functions and standards of physical layer, and network media;
Data link layer, media access control, and Ethernet;
Network layer protocols and basics of routing;
Roles of transport layer and transport layer protocols;
IP addressing and subnetting IP networks;
Application layer protocols and services;
Considerations in network design, basics of network security and network management;
Basics of network operating systems and configuration of networking devices.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
INFT 1024 UO Information Technology Fundamentals

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 55% N/A
Practical Demonstration N/A 15% 2 hours
Examination N/A 30% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical
School of Information Technology and Mathematical

Degree this course is offered in