Short Title:Advanced Routing & Switching
Full Title:Advanced Routing & Switching
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:NETWH3002
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Computer Science
Module Delivered in 7 programme(s)
Reviewed By:FINBARR FEENEY
Module Author:DAVID WHITE
Module Description:To gain a systematic understanding of a wide range of current and state-of-the-art routing and switching technologies, evolving communication protocols, and their applications; to apply advanced IP addressing techniques & routing table population for efficiency and assess the impact on technologies; to understand the issues and apply solutions to hardware redundancy in a switched network; to be able to design, implement and manage secure VLANs and WANs; to critically evaluate the business and financial impact of these technologies. To effectively manage a cross platform network
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Critically analyse the features of advanced LAN design
LO2 Evaluate and implement advanced routing & switching
LO3 Configure advanced features of network routers and switches using the Cisco IOS command set
LO4 Critically evaluate and implement WAN technology solutions
LO5 Describe the operation of interior gateway routing protocols and spanning tree protocols in redundant-path switched networks
LO6 Effectively manage a network using diagnostic tools and SNMP protocols
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Multiple Choice Questions inlab, individual - Typical Task: Implement a switched network containing VLANs 1,2,5 20.00 Week 5
Continuous Assessment Elapsed CA – Typical task:Based on a given scenario, design and implement an advanced network of routers and switches which will require configuration of: secure dynamic & static routing,VLAN configuration and inter-VLAN routing & trunking and network security applied to each technique. Task assessed in terms of the design, implementation and troubleshoot of the network. 2,3,4,6 30.00 Week 6
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination   50.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Lab No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 4.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
This module has no Part Time workload.
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Russ White,Ethan Banks 2018, Computer Networking Problems and Solutions, Addison-Wesley Professional [ISBN: 1587145049]
  • Todd Lammle 2016, CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Study Guide, 2nd Ed., John Wiley & Sons [ISBN: 1-119-28828-2]
Recommended Book Resources
  • Wendell Odom 2016, CCENT/CCNA ICND 1 100-105 Official Cert Guide, 1st Ed., Cisco Press [ISBN: 1-58720-580-7]
  • Scott Empson 2016, CCNA Routing and Switching Portable Command Guide (Icnd1 100-105, Icnd2 200-105, and CCNA 200-125), 4th Ed., Cisco Press [ISBN: 1-58720-588-2]
  • Paul Browning, 101 Labs for the Cisco Ccna Exam [ISBN: 154810485X]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_KACTM_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Information Technology Management 5 Mandatory
TA_KACOS_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Software Development 5 Elective
TA_KACOD_B Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing with Data Analytics 5 Elective
TA_KACTM_D Bachelor of Science in Computing with Information Technology Management 5 Mandatory
TA_KACOS_D Bachelor of Science in Computing with Software Development 5 Elective
TA_KCOSD_D Bachelor of Science in Computing with Software Development - Year 3 (Add on) 5 Elective
TA_KITMG_D Bachelor of Science in IT Management 5 Mandatory