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

Curriculum delivered through an agreement with another party

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
From Autumn 2024 INFO 3001 is replaced by COMP 2027
COMP 2027Cyber Security10
INFO 3002Ethical Hacking Principles and Practice10
Total Credit Points90

 Replaced Subjects

The subjects listed below count towards completion of this major for students who passed these subjects in 2023 or earlier.  

INFO 3001 Computer Security