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Unit of Study CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks (2020)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 explain the fundamentals of network and data communication
2 describe the network components and layers in the TCP/IP network model
3 explain the process of network planning and design
4 analyse the need for data and communication networks for SMEs
5 design a data and communication network for an SME.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain the fundamentals of network and data communication
    • GA4:
  2. describe the network components and layers in the TCP/IP network model
    • GA4:
  3. explain the process of network planning and design
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. analyse the need for data and communication networks for SMEs
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  5. design a data and communication network for an SME.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:

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