Programme/Approved Electives for 2021/22
Available as a Free Standing Elective
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.
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: 1critically appraise issues associated with standard communications technologies on the Internet, including the data security issues and control mechanisms that need to be applied: 1design, analyse and evaluate solutions to problems in modern computer networks and data communications: 1
20 hours lectures128 hours private study/exam preparation2 hour examination
1: Open Book Examination weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
Online open book examThe 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.