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Internetworking and Security (ME+MIT)


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Title Internetworking and Security (ME+MIT)
Study Level Bachelor (Undergraduate)
Organisational Unit Information Technology, Mathematics and Statistics
Academic Contacts http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/AcademicContacts
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
Description The major in Internetworking&Security is designed to provide graduates with knowledge and skills in the area of Internetworking and Security. The major provides a thorough and practical grounding in network design, network administration, network management and security. The course structure is flexible allowing students to choose units that target their skills in security, LAN and Wireless network design, global network design or network management and tailor the course to meet their career needs.
Most specialisations prepare students to sit one or more industry certification exams. These certifications include Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP).
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings AS per normal course requirements.

Equivalent of an Academic IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.
Major Learning Outcomes MLO01: Demonstrate advanced practical skills in network design, administration, management and security, including the capacity to create network designs that are functional, stable, secure and scalable in specific organisational contexts
MLO02: Demonstrate a capacity το adopt a systematic approach to troubleshooting a range of network problems

Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Major Structure - 24 credit points

Core Units - 24 credit points

ICT535 Advanced Business Data Communications - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

ICT546 Local Area Network Design and Implementation - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal

Major Structure - 24 credit points

Core Units - 24 credit points

ICT502 Applied Information Security Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

ICT508 Information Technology Project Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

ICT603 Wireless Data Communications - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

Major Structure - 24 credit points

Core Units - 24 credit points

ICT611 Advanced Routing - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

ICT613 Router and Firewall Security - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

ICT622 Information Technology Strategy - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

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