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COMP701 – Advanced Networking

Module code
Module title
Advanced Networking
To enable students to investigate, analyse and configure current/emerging systems administration and networking technologies.
  • BI1601
  • BI1804
NZQA Level
Level 7
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate an understanding of current/emerging systems administration and networking technologies
2. Investigate, analyse, implement, configure and troubleshoot current systems administration and networking technologies.

• Systems administration
o Network storage
o Automating server/desktop deployment
o Linux networking services
o Network scripting
o Server clustering
• Network DevOps
o Infrastructure as Code
o Configuration Management tools
o Containerisation
• Wireless Networks
• Emerging networking technologies
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching methods will involve theoretical and practical classes which may include but not limited to lectures, class discussions, tutorials, case studies, simulations, computer laboratory work, group activities, face-to-face and online activities.
Assessment Criteria
Students must achieve a minimum 40% average over all supervised tests. Additionally, students must achieve 50% overall for the module, in order to receive a passing grade.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Wintec Learning Management System
Computer Lab: Local Area Network with administrator rights
Required Textbooks
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the module. This will be updated annually

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