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.


Session 1 (30)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Bathurst Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Wagga Wagga 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

Enrolment Restrictions

Not available to students who have completed ITC560.

Incompatible Subjects


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.


This 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.

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ITC212 in Session 2 2019. 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
Cisco online quiz
Short answer questions
Web site design
final exam

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.