This module introduces fundamental concepts of communication systems and communications networks, including baseband signals and noise, analogue modulation/demodulation, sampling and digitisation, digital modulation/demodulation, network architecture and topologies, link layer, local area network and Internet protocols. Extensive practical work is included. Examples classes also support student learning.
Total contact hours: 35
Private study hours: 115
Total study hours: 150
Method of assessment
See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)
1. Demonstrate knowledge of different modulation and demodulation techniques;
2. Demonstrate an understanding of digital transmission and the effects of noise;
3. Demonstrate basic knowledge of communication network architectures, protocols and topologies;
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Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
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