This unit (NIT2222) enhances and deepens the knowledge on internetworking technologies and protocols. Content includes: Routing algorithms and protocols including EIGRP and OSPF, Network Address Translation (NAT), IP V6, Wide Area Networks (WANs), Transmission Control Protocol, and network design and implementation with industry standard equipment like Cisco routers and switches.

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NIT1104 - Computer Networks

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Explain the mechanisms and algorithms of major switching and routing technologies;  
  2. Design networks with appropriate network structures, addresses and routing protocols; and  
  3. Design and implement networks with industry standard technologies for LANs, WANs and the Internet (e.g. with Cisco Routers and WAN Switches).  


Assessment type Description Grade
Assignment Assignment 1 20%
Assignment Assignment 2 30%
Test Test 50%
Assignments are design tasks based around IP Addressing, Sub-netting and Dynamic Routing.

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