Autumn / Spring
1 Year Part Time
20 Feb 2017
17 July 2017
31 Oct 2016
31 May 2017
About the Western Sydney University Online Graduate Certificate in Advanced Networking course
The Western Sydney University Online Graduate Certificate in Advanced Networking qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding, and skills needed to install, configure and maintain local and wide area networks.
On completion of this certification you will be able to go on and gain the industry recognised certification by taking the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) examinations. Success in the postgraduate certificate will allow you to progress to study the Western Sydney University Online Master of Advanced Networking. Study involves taking part in online activities.
The online Graduate Certificate in Advanced Networking is a Western Sydney University qualification based on materials and teaching methodologies of the Open University, United Kingdom.
Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in computing, information systems, information and communication technology or software engineering.
Meet your Western Sydney University Online lecturers and tutors
Director of Academic Programs, Advanced Networking
Ante is Director of Online Academic Programs at the School of Computing Engineering and Mathematics. He has over 25 years of professional experience in software development and 20 years of experience in IT project management and system design targeting diverse industries such as healthcare, financial industry, recruitment and computer-aided manufacturing.
Ante's research focuses on applying computer simulation and datamining techniques to various modelling problems, in particular in healthcare and computer networking.
Ante is currently participating in projects at the Australian Partnership Prevention Centre, the Sax Institute, across the Synthesis Capacity, including targeting modelling and simulation of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases and alcohol harm reduction. He is also involved in modelling of chemotherapy resource utilisation at Hunter New England Local Health District, where he previously conducted a research project on using predictive modelling to optimise patient journey for the New England North West Regional Cancer Centre in Tamworth.
Ante obtained his PhD in computer science through a linkage research project between Bell Labs and University of Technology Sydney and has published over 30 academic papers.
Lecturer, Advanced Networking
Dr. Harry Wang has been with Cisco Networking Academy program (NetAcad) for over 10 years, first as an instructor and an instructor trainer since 2007. Over the years, he has trained more than 1000 students and 100 CCNA and CCNP instructors for many higher education institutions in Australia and APAC region, including University of Technology, Sydney, Box Hill Institute and Australia Defence Signal School.
Harry worked for Cisco from 2011 to 2014 as a program manager before joining Western Sydney University. He has a Ph.D in Computing Sciences from University of Technology, Sydney (2008), as well as CCNA and CCNP certifications.