ITC560 Internet of Things (8)

This subject provides a broad study of various latest internet technologies and underlying communication technologies used in the Internet of Things (IoT). The main emphasis is to combine technical concepts with a high-level understanding of IoT networks and communication media used in the IoT. The subject provides a comprehensive understanding of  the Internet of Things and explores topics such as IoT architecture, IoT communication protocols, security in IoT and IoT applications in the modern world. The subject also examines business use-cases of IoT in real-world environments such as industrial and home automation.


Session 1 (30)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Session 2 (60)
On 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: ITC560. 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

Only available to Postgraduate students.

Assumed Knowledge

Familiarity with Internet technologies

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to explain and demonstrate various components of Internet of Things (IoT);
  • be able to analyse the role and importance of IoT in the modern world;
  • be able to investigate and propose various requirements of IoT for real world applications;
  • be able to evaluate a variety of existing and developing architecture technologies for IoT;
  • be able to describe and evaluate different applications of the IoT.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Introduction and overview of IoT.
  • IoT and web of things.
  • IoT architecture.
  • IoT building blocks.
  • IoT communication protocols.
  • Security in IoT.
  • IoT applications and business use-cases.


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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.