CSC-30012 - Communications and Networks
Coordinator: Goksel Misirli Tel: +44 1782 7 34028
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Level: Level 6
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733075

Programme/Approved Electives for 2021/22

None

Available as a Free Standing Elective

No

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

None

Barred Combinations

None

Description for 2021/22

This module extends students┐ knowledge of principles and practice in communications, computer network and security technologies and their deployment.
The module provides valuable transferable skills in critical thinking and problem solving. The module content is applicable to those seeking careers in computing research, network security, network management and other digital communication and network areas.

Aims
To extend the students' knowledge of principles and practice in communications and computer network technologies and their deployment.

Intended Learning Outcomes

apply the theory and principles of technologies employed to enable data communications in modern computer networks as exemplified by the Internet: 1
critically appraise issues associated with standard communications technologies on the Internet, including the data security issues and control mechanisms that need to be applied: 1
design, analyse and evaluate solutions to problems in modern computer networks and data communications
: 1

Study hours

20 hours lectures
128 hours private study/exam preparation
2 hour examination



School Rules

None

Description of Module Assessment

1: Open Book Examination weighted 100%
Online open book exam
The paper will be released on KLE. Answer 2 questions from 3. Although students will be given significant time to complete the exam script, it is expected that most students should spend no more than 2 hrs. Answers should be as accurate and concise as possible.