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COMP 7005 - Computer Networks and Protocols

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This course will cover the advanced elements of Data Communication and Network Architecture. The TCP/IP protocol suite and its application within the Internet architecture will be examined in depth, and in a practical manner. Also covered will be advanced topics such as Wireless Data Communication, and Security Protocols, and Cryptology. Students will be introduced to the Berkeley socket API and the basics of Client/Server programming. Please note that COMP 7005 is offered once a year in the Fall term.


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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply Data Communication protocols with an emphasis on practical applications.
  • Analyze Peer-to-Peer protocols, Routing algorithms, and Network congestion issues.
  • Analyze the various components of the TCP/IP protocol suite.
  • Use the TCP/IP socket API to design and implement basic Client/Server applications.
  • Explain Wireless and Mobile networks.
  • Explain the basics of Network Security
  • Analyze and evaluate security protocols for potential use within an organization.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

COMP 7005 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Computer Systems (Network Security Applications Development)
    Full-time   Bachelor of Technology
  2. Computer Systems (Database Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  3. Computer Systems (Human Computer Interface Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  4. Computer Systems (Network Security Administration Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  5. Computer Systems (Network Security Applications Development Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  6. Computer Systems (Wireless and Mobile Applications Development Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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