Systems & Network Administration

Description

Provides students with theoretical knowledge of computer operating systems and practical experience in the installation and maintenance of a popular operating system on personal computers. Introduces the theoretical basis of computer networks and provides practical experience in the installation and administration of a small network of personal computers.

Availability

UoN Singapore

  • Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore)

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand the role of operating systems and computer networks in information technology applications within organisations;

2. Understand the appropriate use of networking hardware and software;

3. Install, configure, and maintain an operating system and applications software on a personal computer;

4. Select hardware and software components, build, configure, and maintain a computer network.

Content

  1. Theoretical aspects of computer communications.
  2. The role of computer networks.
  3. Computer network architecture.
  4. Systems software for computer networks.
  5. Applications software and computer networks.
  6. Implementation and maintenance of computer networks.

Assumed Knowledge

COMP1050 Internet Communications

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Assignments

In Term Test: Practical Tests

Formal Examination: Formal examination

Contact Hours

Computer Lab

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term