INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER NETWORKS
2012/2013, Semester 2
School of Computing (Computer Science)
Modular Credits: 4
This course aims to provide a broad introduction to computer networks and some appreciations of network application programming. It covers a range of topics including basic data communication and computer network concepts, protocols, networked computing concepts and principles, network applications development and network security. The emphasis of teaching is on the working principles and application of computer networks. As an integral part of the course, tutorials and practical assignments enforcing learning will also be given. These assignments provide an early exposure in network application programming and they should be able to complete by using personal computers and school?s network facilities.
(CS1020 or CS1020E or CS1102 or CS1102C or CS1102S) and (CS1104 or CS2100)
IT2001, EE3204/E, EE4210. EEE & CPE students are not allowed to take this module.
Workload Components : A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week