Full Title:Internetworking
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:NETW C7020
 
Credits: 10
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2014/15 ( September 2014 )
Module Delivered in 5 programme(s)
Module Description:The aim of this module is to provide the student with a thorough knowledge of key networking technologies and have the ability to configure and troubleshoot Local Area and Wide Area Networks
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Choose a subnetted IP addressing Scheme, using Variable Length Subnet Masks, in a given Internetwork
  2. Use Routing Protocols, Transport Layer Protocols, VLANs, DHCP and DNS
  3. Discuss Spanning Tree Technologies
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
IP addressing
IP address review, subnetting and VLSM
Routing Concepts
Operations of a router, routing tables and route lookup process
Static and default routing
n/a
Distance vector routing protocols
Configure, troubleshoot and implement distance vector routing protocols
Link State routing protocols
Configure, troubleshoot and implement link state routing protocols
Transport Layer Protocols
TCP and UDP
Introduction to Switched Networks
Basic switching concepts and configuration
VLANs
Introduction to VLAN concepts, VLAN configuration and troubleshooting, Inter-VLAN routing
LAN redundancy
Understand and describe spanning tree technologies
Application Technologies
Configure and troubleshoot DHCP and DNS
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Practical/Skills Evaluation A practical evaluation of the students ability to configure and troubleshoot an Internetwork 1,2 15.00 0 0 Week 13 0
Practical/Skills Evaluation A practical evaluation of the students ability to implement switching technologies 2 15.00 0 0 Week 26 0
Continuous Assessment Biweekly short assessments used to monitor students progress commencing in week 3 1,2 5.00 0 0 Every Second Week 0
Continuous Assessment 5 short assessments used to monitor students understanding of technologies commencing on week 16 1,2 5.00 0 0 Every Second Week 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam n/a 1,2,3 60.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0

Part Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Practical/Skills Evaluation A practical evaluation of the students ability to configure and troubleshoot an Internetwork 1,2 15.00 0 0 Week 13 0
Practical/Skills Evaluation A practical evaluation of the students abiity to implement switching technologies 2 15.00 0 0 Week 26 0
Continuous Assessment Biweekly short assessments used to monitor students progress commencing in week 3 1,2 5.00 0 0 Every Second Week 0
Continuous Assessment 5 short assessments used to monitor students understanding of technologies commencing in week 16 1,2 5.00 0 0 Every Second Week 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Tutorial No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Practical No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Tutorial No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Practical No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Behrouz A Forouzan 2012, Data Communications and Networking, 5e Ed., McGraw-Hill Higher Education [ISBN: 0071315861]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_KCOMP_7 Bachelor of Science in Computing 3 Group Elective 2
DK_KCOMP_7 Bachelor of Science in Computing 3 Group Elective 3
DK_KCENW_7 Certificate in Computer Networking 1 Elective
DK_KCMP7_6 [Exit Award from L7] Higher Certificate in Science in Computing 3 Group Elective 3
DK_KCMP7_6 [Exit Award from L7] Higher Certificate in Science in Computing 3 Group Elective 2