Entry Requirements and Weighting

Prerequisites: BN108 Programming for Networking or equivalent 
Corequisites: BN103 Platform Technologies
Credit Points: 15 Credit Points
Level: Year 2, Core
Workload: Timetabled hours/week: 4 (Lecture = 2 hours, Tute/Lab = 2 hours)
  Personal Study Hours/week: 5 hours

Brief Description

This is a fourth trimester core unit out of a total of 24 units in the Bachelor of Networking (BNet) and Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Telecommunications) BEngTech(Tel). This unit addresses the BNet and BEngTech(Tel) course learning outcomes and complements other courses in a related field by developing students’ knowledge and skills in networks. For further course information refer to: http://www.mit.edu.au/study-with-us/programs/bachelor-networking and http://www.mit.edu.au/study-with-us/programs/bachelor-engineering-technology-telecommunications

Students gain knowledge and skills in how to specify, integrate, deploy, and update secure applications on networks with heterogeneous platforms and technologies.   

The content of this unit will cover the following areas:

  1. Overview of networked applications
  2. Intersystem communication
  3. Middleware
  4. Architectures for networked applications
  5. Web based applications
  6. Transaction processing
  7. Application management
  8. Application performance issues
  9. Application deployment
  10. Emerging trends in networked application management

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Describe key architectures and technologies for networked applications
  2. Deploy, secure, performance-tune and manage networked applications
  3. Use various technologies and techniques for networked application management, deployment and performance tuning
  4. Describe important networked application architectures and technologies.
  5. Select and utilise common and emerging types of middleware to manage networked applications
  6. Describe security and other management issues for networked applications
  7. Analyse performance and deployment related issues for networked applications
  8. Employ industry relevant tools and techniques for managing networked applications

Graduate Attributes

MIT is committed to ensure the course is current, practical and relevant so that graduates are “work ready” and equipped for life-long learning. In order to accomplish this, the MIT Graduate Attributes identify the required knowledge, skills and attributes that prepare students for the industry.
The level to which Graduate Attributes covered in this unit are as follows:

Ability to communicate Independent and Lifelong Learning Ethics Analytical and Problem Solving  Cultural and Global Awareness Team work Specialist knowledge of a field of study


Colour coding    

Extent covered

                                The standard  is covered by theory and practice, and addressed by assessed activities in which the students always play an active role, e.g. workshops, lab submissions, assignments, demonstrations, tests, examinations
  The standard is covered by theory or practice, and addressed by assessed activities in which the students mostly play an active role, e.g. discussions, reading, intepreting documents, tests, examinations
  The standard is discussed in theory or practice; it is addressed by assessed activities in which the students may play an active role, e.g. lectures and discussions, reading, interpretation, workshops, presentations 
  The standard is presented as a side issue in theory or practice; it is not specifically assessed, but it is addressed by  activities such as lectures or tutorials
  The standard  is not considered, there is no theory or practice or activities associated with this standard