Computer Networking

Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Details

Code 22735

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 10

Semester 2

Pre-requisite modules 19504

Module description

Students are introduced to the major concepts of modern computer networks, and the technologies underlying them. Network layer models, internet protocols and packet routing are studied. Fundamental concepts of cryptography and error control for secure and robust communication are also studied, along with more practical networking issues such as network security and monitoring.