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Networks IV - IRM4713

Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
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Purpose: This module focuses on the subject of autonomous domain internetworking. Networking of the IT environment is of fundamental importance in the interconnected world today. Aspects such as "the cloud" and online social media, rely on the fundamental understanding of networking. Networking as a practical field has evolved as a field of research as well as an important business practice in its own right. This module is based on sound theoretical principles, namely those of network routing, network addressing, network topology and network protocols. These principles form the basis of internationally accepted network design. In this module a student is equipped with sufficient knowledge to gain a thorough understanding of all the aspects related to successfully plan, install, evolve and maintain a interconnected network. Students must have access to a suitable computer and access to the Internet for their research and practical work.