Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology

Subject Information
Subject Code ISIT211
Subject Name Internet Technology
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 24 credit points of ISIT or CSCI 100-level subjects
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence ECTE182
Assessment Assessment 40%; Final Examination 60%.
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Students should use the SMP OnLine Tutorial System (via SOLS) to enrol in tutorial/laboratory groups for this subject. Once enrolments are open a link to the subject will appear in Tutorial Enrolments in SOLS.
Availability Not Available in 2017

Subject Description
This subject introduces students to fundamentals of Internet networking. These fundamentals are then used to outline internet architecture and describe its key components. Following this, the operation of the World Wide Web (WWW) will be detailed. Topics covered include packet switching; switched networks; layered protocols; local and wide area networks; Domain Name Systems (DNS); and access technologies. Laboratory exercises are used to illustrate key Internet networking concepts.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Explain the function of each layer of the OSI (Open Standards Interconnect) model.
2. Describe packet switching and switched network architecture.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of how Internet component behaviours determine overall Internet performance.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the protocols which underpin the operation of the WWW.
5. Present written and verbal communications on Internet technology topics.

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