This major provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in network and system computing through an integrated set of units in networking and network management. It builds on the Bachelor of Information Technology foundations including computer networks, programming, database systems and operating systems. Students will study server management, enterprise network management, routing and switching, IPv6, mobile and wireless networks, network design, Internet of Things, network security and virtualisation. It will prepare students for Microsoft and Cisco certificates like Microsoft Server Administration, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft HyperV, CCNA, CCNA Wireless and CCNA Security. Furthermore, they will apply practical and contemporary technologies to develop solutions to real world problems in their capstone final year projects.

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