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Computer facilities network management ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: Barrie Milne

Clayton First semester 2005 (Evening)
Clayton Second semester 2005 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2005 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: Local and Metropolitan Area Networks, fundamentals of computer data communications, LAN Transmission Media, Network Topology, Medium Access Control, ATM: Asynchronous Transfer Mode, the OSI Reference Model, LAN System Software, LAN Application Software, LAN Installation, LAN Administration, LAN Management (Planning, Control, Configuration, Performance, Security, Accounting). Structure, management and administration of a Novell network. (subject to approval)

Assessment: Assignments: 25% + Examination (2 hours): 75% + Students must pass the examination in order to pass the unit.

Contact Hours: Two hours of lectures and one hour of laboratory work per week

Prerequisites: At least 12 points from second year Business Systems units

Prohibitions: CPE2002, CPE3004, CSE1200, CSE2004, CSE2318, CSE3020, CSE3150, CSE3153, CSE3318, GCO3812, GCO3824, BUS4150