Networked Systems, Major

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: 0065

Previous Code: M3115.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

This major is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Computer Science and Bachelor of Computer Science Advanced. This major aims to develop graduates with sound skills in the discipline of networked computer systems. Recent advances in computer and telecommunications networked systems, particularly those based on TCP/IP, have increased the importance of network technologies in the discipline of computer science. This major covers a wide range of topics including computer communication network concepts and protocols, multimedia systems, Internet standards and technologies, network security, wireless and mobile computing, and distributed systems. The candidates are also introduced to some of the relevant current key research issues of the field. 

Location

Campus Mode Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal A/Prof Yun Bai
Penrith Campus Internal A/Prof Yun Bai

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows.

Subject Title Credit Points
COMP 2004Computer Networking10
COMP 3007Computer Networks and Internets10
INFO 3006Information Security10
COMP 3014Networked Systems Design10
INFO 3007Network Security10
COMP 3025Wireless and Mobile Networks10
Select two of the following:20
Ethical Hacking Principles and Practice
Operating Systems Programming
Systems and Network Management
Systems Administration Programming
Social Web Analytics
Total Credit Points80