SIT702 - Enterprise Network Management


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite: SIT701


Incompatible with:

SIT377 and SIT277

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

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


This unit extends the studies of the prerequisite unit by examining the concepts and technologies used in large scale computer networks.  On completion of this unit students will be able to plan, design and configure both local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs). Topics studied include applying redundancy and load balancing for improved throughput and reliability, securing network devices, wireless networking, routing using dynamic gateways, WAN construction and associated technologies, securing network devices and protocols, and troubleshooting. 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 virtual private networks, hierarchical network design, and network management in the context of solving real- world problems.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must complete at least 40% of the available examination marks.

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