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Title :
Networking & Data Communication

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This course unit is designed to provide basic understanding of  data communication and technology, networking and its security features in order to create and maintain data communication network by their own.
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By the end of this course unit students should be able to:
  • describe basic date communication concepts, data interfaces and data transmission
  • provide basic security feature for networks
  • create basic computer network for real world situation

Course Content : Overview and introduction to networking and data communication, Understanding telecommunication, Basic data communications concepts, Data interfaces, Data transmission, Data integrity and security, Systems network architecture & protocols, Data transport networks, Network management, The Convergence of voice and data communications, Structure of the internet, How internet is working, Services on the internet

Method of Teaching & Learning:

Lectures, Tutorials and Assignments

Scheme of Evaluation:

End Semester Examination, Assignments and Tests

The weights given to each component of the evaluation method is announced at the commencement of the module.

Recommended Readings: FitzGerald J.(2007), Business Data Communications and Networking,9th Ed,   John Wiley & Sons

FitzGerald J, .Dennis A, (2004), Business Data Communications and Networking, 8th Edition, John Wiley & Sons

Ahmed A,(2003),Data Communication Principles: For fixed and Wireless networks,