Networking, Major (0040)

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: 0040

Previous Code: M3109.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs:  Yes.  Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.

The Networking major provides students with in-depth knowledge for the analysis, design, and implementation of networked systems. It offers students the opportunity to develop the technical skills needed for management and secure operation of a broad range of systems, including LANs, WANs, wireless and mobile networks, and large heterogeneous networks.


Campus Mode Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal
Penrith Campus Internal
Sydney City Campus Internal Antoinette Cevenini

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows

Subject Title Credit Points
COMP 2004Computer Networking10
COMP 3007Computer Networks and Internets10
COMP 2013LAN Workshop10
INFO 3007Network Security10
COMP 3014Networked Systems Design10
COMP 3025Wireless and Mobile Networks10
INFO 3001Computer Security10
INFO 3002Ethical Hacking Principles and Practice10
Total Credit Points80