CSS3513 – Data Communication and Networking

Course Description

To provide the student with the knowledge of OSI layered model so that the students are able to understand the LAN and WAN design and implement them within organisations. ​This course provides the fundamental knowledge of data communication and networking especially LAN and WAN, and their applications in the real world.

​​Content Outline of the Course/Module:

  • Introduction
  • Digital Transmission
  • ​Analogue Transmission
  • ​Multiplexing
  • ​Switching
  • ​Error Detection and Corrections
  • ​Data Link Control
  • ​Data Link Protocol
  • ​Network Application

Course Outcome

  • Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
  • Summarise the fundamental building blocks of communications and networking.
  • Construct and deploy computer network using wired or wireless communication media.
  • Demonstrate the needs of computer network to develop a better living or working environment.

Subject Area


Course Director

Gary Loh Chee Wyai

Teaching-learning Methods ​​​Assessment Methods
Lecture Assignment, Progress Test, Final Examination
Tutorial Assignment, Progress Test, Final Examination
Computer-based Learning Assignment