ITC212 Internet Technologies (8)

This subject introduces the fundamentals of internet technologies, from underlying communication technologies to network applications. In particular, the subject introduces emerging internet technologies and then discusses topics such as network and data communication models. It covers Internet protocols and explores the concept of the Internet of Things (IoT).


Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Bathurst Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Port Macquarie Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Session 3 (90)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU 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

Grading System



One session


School of Computing and Mathematics

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to define and explain various internet terminologies;
  • be able to present a basic knowledge of digital data;
  • be able to explain data link protocols;
  • be able to analyse the TCP/IP protocol;
  • be able to explain and apply IP addresses including IPv4 and IPv6; and;
  • be able to describe and evaluate emerging internet technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT).


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Data communications
  • Network applications
  • Physical and Data Link Layers
  • Internet Protocol (IP)
  • Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
  • IPv4 and IPv6
  • Internet of Things (IoT)

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ITC212 in Session 3 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
Online quiz
Written answer questions
Wireshark project questions
final exam

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.