Full Title:IP6
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:NETW C7025
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2016/17 ( September 2016 )
Module Delivered in 4 programme(s)
Module Description:The aim of this module is provide students with a deep understanding of the operation and the need for IPv6. Students will learn how to configure IPv6 on network devices and to configure IPv6 devices to communicated with IPv4 hosts.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Underdanding IPv6 protocol format
  2. Understand IPv6 addressing
  3. Understand the features and functions of IPv6
  4. Configure IPv6 on different host devices and platforms
  5. Plan, design and Integrate IPv6 into an existing IPv4 network
  6. Toubleshoot IPv6 networks
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
IPv6 Versus IPv4
The History of IPv6, Overview of Functionality, Transition Aspects
The Structure of the IPv6 Protocol
General Header Structure, The Fields in the IPv6 Header, Extension Headers
IPv6 Addressing
Address Types and Notation
ICMPv6
General Message Format, Processing Rules, Neighbour Discovery, Autoconfiguration, Path MTU Discovery, Multicast Group Management
Security in IPv6
IPv6 Security Elements, Interworking of IPv6 Security with Other Services, Open Issues in IPv6 Security,
Networking Aspects
Layer 2 Support for IPv6, Multicasting, Mobile IP, Routing Protocols for IPv6
Interoperability
Dual-Stack Techniques, Tunneling Techniques, Network Address and Protocol Translation
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work30.00%
End of Module Formal Examination70.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Practical/Skills Evaluation Formal practical test on configuring and troubleshooting an IPv6 installatioin. This will be open book and based on practicals completed during the semester. 4,5,6 30.00 0 0 Week 12 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 Written examinination 1,2,3,4,5,6 70.00 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 Weekly lab exercises 1,2,3,4,5,6 30.00 0 0 n/a 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 End of year exam 1,2,3,4,5,6 70.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 180
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 Formal lectures 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Practical Lab based sessions to reinforce the theory covered in the lectures 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Study No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
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
Practical No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Study No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Graziani, R 2012, IPv6 Fundamentals, 1 Ed., 11, Cisco Press [ISBN: 1587143135]
  • Hagen, S 2009, IPv6 Essentials, 2nd Edition, 2 Ed., O'Reilly Media [ISBN: 0-596-10573-8]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_KCOMP_7 Bachelor of Science in Computing 6 Group Elective 3
DK_KCENW_7 Certificate in Computer Networking 1 Elective
DK_KCENW_7 Certificate in Computer Networking 2 Elective
DK_KCMP7_6 [Exit Award from L7] Higher Certificate in Science in Computing 4 Group Elective 3