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Principles of Internet Technologies

Diploma in IT module

Module overview

  • Exams information

  • The pass mark is 40%
  •     Examinations are held twice a year
  • Examination duration is two hour closed book


The Principles of Internet Technologies module is an optional module that forms part of the Level 5 Diploma in IT – the second stage within the BCS three-stage Higher Education Qualification programme. Candidates will take a journey of discovery to uncover how the internet and the world wide web have evolved over time and what their practical applications are. Candidates will learn about processes, standards and protocols, and explore security and performance aspects.


Upon completion of this module, candidates will be able to:
Describe the evolution of the Internet.
• Understand the protocols and standards used throughout the Internet.
• Discuss a variety of Internet and WWW applications and related technologies.
• Evaluate the opportunities and threats created by interconnecting computers via the Internet.
Meet the instructor

Patrick Jones

Patrick Jones is a content marketing professional since 2002. He has a Masters Degree in Digital Marketing and a Bachelors in Education and has been teaching marketing strategies for over 15 years in Chicago. Patrick enjoys teaching all levels and all ages. He looks forward to sharing his love of building meaningful and effective content with all students to develop their marketing abilities.
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