ITC212 Internet Technologies (8)


This subject introduces the fundamentals of various internet technologies, from web applications to the underlying communication technologies. The subject introduces emerging internet technologies and then discusses topics such as network and data communication models.  It further explores the concept of Internet of Everything (IoE) by introducing the pillars of IoE. It discusses the design of simple web sites using programming languages such as Extensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). The subject also provides information on how communication amongst different web applications occurs by discussing different networking concepts and the basic internet infrastructure. It discusses the next generation Internet Protocol (IP) system for the internet and explains IPv6. In the application layer, it discusses the standard client-server protocols and Peer-to-Peer Paradigm.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
InternalCSU Study Centre Sydney
Session 2
InternalAlbury-Wodonga Campus
InternalBathurst Campus
InternalCSU Study Centre Melbourne
InternalCSU Study Centre Sydney
InternalWagga Wagga Campus
DistanceAlbury-Wodonga Campus
Session 3
InternalCSU Study Centre Sydney
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ITC212
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment restrictions

Not available to students who have completed ITC560.
Incompatible subject(s)Related subject(s)
ITC560 ITC560 similar content

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to define and explain various internet terminologies;
  • be able to describe and analyse the role and importance of internet technologies in the modern world;
  • be able to describe and evaluate emerging internet technologies such as Internet of Everything (IoE) and web applications;
  • be able to apply basic knowledge of creation of web pages using XHTML and CSS;
  • be able to explain how different application layer services such as client-server and Peer-to-Peer Paradigms work in the internet.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Introduction to web technologies.
  • Network models.
  • Data communication models.
  • Internet of Everything (IoE).
  • Pillars of IoE.
  • Web page design using XHTML and CSS.
  • Introduction to the internet infrastructure.
  • Next generation IP.
  • Application Layer Paradigms (client-server paradigm).
  • Peer-to-Peer Paradigm.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.