SIT701 - Enterprise Network Construction

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Longxiang Gao





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Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week


This unit introduces the concepts and technologies used in modern computer networks.  Topics studied include number systems and the mathematics of networks, addressing and subnetting in IPv4 and IPv6 networks, VLANs, static and dynamic routing, private networks, and access control lists for providing basic firewall functionality. Students will learn how to construct such networks by undertaking a study of the Cisco Academy CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum and also explore more advanced networking concepts such as converged networking, quality of service, and network design, in the context of solving real world problems.


Examination 60%, two multiple choice tests (5% each) 10%, two practical tests (15% each) 30%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must complete all CISCO unit requirements and at least 40% of the available examination marks.

Prescribed texts

Cisco Networking Academy, 2016, Introduction To Networks V6 Companion Guide, 1st Ed, Pearson Education, USA

Cisco Networking Academy, 2016, Routing And Switching Essentials V6 Companion Guide, 1st Ed, Pearson Education, USA

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