Core Module Information
Module title: Wireless Local Area Networks

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CSN09604
Module leader: Robert Ludwiniak
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Cyber Security and Systems Engineering

Module Code CSN08102
Module Title Practical Networks
Examples of Equivalent Learning CISCO certification: CCNA 1+2

Description of module content:

The module is aligned with both Cisco Wireless LAN Fundamentals (CWLF) and Cisco Wireless LAN Advanced
Topics (CWLAT) certifications. Principle topics to be covered therefore are:
? Ethernet technologies (IEEE 802.3)
? 802.11 wireless LANs
? Essentials of 802.11 physical layer technologies and radio systems
? 802.11 wireless LAN security
? Quality of Service for 802.11 (QoS)
? Voice over WLAN Infrastructure (VoWLAN)
? IP mobility
? Future of wireless LANs (WiMaX, Mesh Network, WPAN, RFID, etc.)
? WLAN design

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Critically reflect the key principles involved in the operation of a wireless LAN

LO2: Apply analytical, synthesis and technical skills to deploy and operate a safe and cost-effective wireless network solution from its specification and design to its evaluation

LO3: Demonstrate research awareness of wireless technology trends and challenges.

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