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SIT702 - Enterprise Network Management

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Justin Rough



Incompatible with:

SIT377, SIT277

Contact hours:

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


On completion of this unit students will be able to plan, design and configure both local area networks and wide area networks. They will gain thorough knowledge of switching basics and routing concepts and practical knowledge of the use and configuration of network elements such as routers and switches. Students will also be able to effectively administer both local area networks and wide area networks. Topics covered include: hierarchical LAN design for switched Ethernet networks; interconnection elements such as hubs, switches and routers; switching concepts and configuration; the spanning tree protocol and virtual LANs; wireless LAN operation, configuration, and security; WAN design; the point to point protocol (PPP); frame relay; network security and firewall configuration; broadband networks; IPv6; and network troubleshooting. The unit also covers advanced networking concepts such as optical networking, converged networking, virtual private networks, reliability, security and quality of service.


Two multiple choice tests (15% each) 30%, two practical tests (20% each) 40%, research project 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 research project marks.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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