Virtually all IT applications involve networking. This unit provides students with an introduction to the principles and concepts associated with contemporary data communications systems and networks. In particular the student is introduced to the underlying principles of a Data Communications system. These principles are then applied to explain the operating and functioning of the internet and its associated TCP/IP protocol family.
This is an introductory unit to networking with more advanced networking topics covered in HIT274.
This unit is reliant on on-line materials. Students must have access to a reliable high-speed broadband connection.
Prescribed Text - HANDS ON NETWORKING FUNDAMENTALS