IoT Networks and Protocols

Online Course

IoT Networks and Protocols

What is the course about?

IoT Networks and Protocols
The course IoT Networks and Protocols is an online class provided by Curtin University through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Learn about IoT networks and the protocols and standards associated with the Internet and how these apply to the IoT.

Course description

The Internet of Things (IoT) is expanding at a rapid rate, and it is becoming increasingly important for professionals to understand what it is, how it works, and how to harness its power to improve your business. This course is part of the The Internet of Things (IoT) MicroMasters Program. In this course we will focus on how the IoT works. You will learn about IoT networks and explore how ‘things’ connect to it, including whether the connection and processing is local (fog) or remote (cloud). We will explore data networks, connection types, layer models and analyze IoT protocols and standards. You’ll also learn how to evaluate different infrastructure components and network systems, and how to go about designing a basic network for your own IoT ideas.

Prerequisites & Facts

IoT Networks and Protocols

Course Topic

Computer Science, Design

University, College, Institution

Curtin University

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Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

IoT Networks and Protocols

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / Curtin University you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (149.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: Curtin University
Topic: Computer Science, Design