No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2016

ITI538 Desktop Operating Systems (8)


This subject will provide students with knowledge and skills in resolving issues concerning network connectivity, desktop operating systems, security, and applications. Their experience should also include addressing logon problems, performing password resets, and resolving most issues with desktop applications.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: ITI538
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 sessionSY/USSchool of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment restrictions

Only available to students enrolled in the Master of Networking and Systems Administration, Graduate Certificate in Networking and Systems Administration, and Master of Management (Information Technology).

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to install and upgrade Windows desktops;
- be able to configure and troubleshoot post-installation system settings;
- be able to configure Windows Security features;
- be able to configure network connectivity;
- be able to configure applications included with Windows desktops;
- be able to maintain and optimize systems that run Windows desktops;
- be able to configure and troubleshoot mobile computing using Windows desktops.


The subject will cover the following topics:
Topics for this subject will mirror those that are examined in the corresponding Microsoft industry certification exam.


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.