University of Technology Sydney

31277 Routing and Switching Essentials

6cp; Forms of attendance, mode of delivery and assessment requirements in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community. Consequently, the Subject Outline information for this subject has changed. Details of the changes are published in an addendum to the Subject Outline which is available on UTSOnline/Canvas.
Requisite(s): 31270 Networking Essentials OR 41092 Network Fundamentals
Anti-requisite(s): 31471 Networking 2 AND 32524 LANS and Routing
Recommended studies: open system interconnection (OSI); transmission control protocol/internet protocol (TCP/IP) and data network models; knowledge of networking terminology, data transmission media, data networking components and devices; internet protocol addressing

Undergraduate

Description

This subject extends the work done in the prerequisite subject. Students will have the opportunity to both develop sound knowledge and skills to pursue a networking specialisation or to develop a clear model of how networks can impact network-based applications. Students learn the role of routing protocols and how to compare them; how to design construct and implement small to medium-sized intranets; and how to perform basic management and security tasks. The role of TCP/IP, ICMP and other protocols in IP networks are evaluated. Students also learn how CISCO routers and switches are used for the practical work.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus


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