University of Technology Sydney

49202 Communication Protocols

6cp; 1.5hpw (tutorial/workshop/quiz, online), 2hpw (laboratory, online); availability: all courses
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 41092 Network Fundamentals



Students completing this subject have a good understanding of the theory of communication protocols and its application to popular protocols, in particular TCP/IP, as well as the analysis of performance and troubleshooting protocol issues in large carrier-grade networks. A significant practice-oriented laboratory component allows students to gain deeper insights into the theory through the use of the Wireshark packet sniffing application.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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