CE155-4-PT-CO:
Network Fundamentals

The details
2019/20
Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (School of)
Colchester Campus
Spring Special
Undergraduate: Level 4
Current
Monday 13 January 2020
Friday 26 June 2020
15
25 April 2019

 

Requisites for this module
(none)
(none)
(none)
(none)

 

CE231

Key module for

BENGH610DA Electronic Engineering,
BSC YHG1 Digital and Technology Solutions (Software Engineer)

Module description

This module introduces the four layers of the TCP/IP internetworking module which includes applications, transport protocols, internetworking protocols and network access. Laboratory sessions will give extensive experience working with each of these layers and configuring network devices. The module will use the Cisco CCNA exploration Network Fundamentals course which is the first of four Cisco courses that can be used to obtain a Cisco CCNA qualification.

Module aims

The aim of this module is to introduce students to basic IP networks exemplified through the TCP/IP and OSI models. Students will take CCNA 1 as part of this module.


Module learning outcomes


After completing this module, students will be expected to be able to:

1. Configure network devices with appropriate settings
2. Design IP sub-networks
3. Propose, and describe, suitable protocols for use with networked applications.
4. Explain the principles of Ethernet and IP networking

Module information

Syllabus

. Client/server communication and intermediary network devices
. The OSI and TCP/IP networking models
. Network Access (TCP/IP Access Layer)
. Ethernet and ARP
. Network layer
. IP addressing
. Subnetting IP Networks
. Transport layer
. Application layer functionality and protocols
. Building, configuring and testing a network

Learning and teaching methods

The students will receive all the lecture and class material for CE155 through Moodle and listen again. The learning will be further supported by alignment with work within the company and webinars. It is possible that local students will opt to attend lectures and classes for students taking the parallel on-campus module CE155.

Bibliography

This module does not appear to have any essential texts. To see non-essential items, please refer to the module's reading list.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework CCNA1 (online exam) - Week 11 50%
Coursework Assignment - written assignment to subnet a network (Lab work) 12/12/2019 50%
Exam 120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
40% 60%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
40% 60%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Mays A-Naday
csee-schooloffice@essex.ac.uk

 

Availability
No
No
No

External examiner

No external examiner information available for this module.
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 18 hours, 0 (0%) hours available to students:
18 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).

 

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