Course Title: Voice and Video over IP Networks

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Voice and Video over IP Networks

Credit Points: 12.00

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science


Sem 2 2018,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 2 2021


City Campus


520T Future Technologies


Sem 2 2022

Course Coordinator: Program Manager

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Before commencing this course, you should have completed Network Fundamentals EEET 2320 or equivalent courses, or provide evidence of equivalent capabilities.

Course Description

This course covers the delivery mechanism of voice and video streams over IP networks, which includes the following topics:
• Introduction to Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)
• E164 Addressing Scheme
• Introduction to Voice over IP (VoIP) Network
• Devices and Protocols used in VoIP Network
• Voice CODECs
• Functions and Operations of a VoIP Network
• Configuration of IP telephony, handset, call control, and voicemail solutions
• Configuration of Unified Communications solutions
• Overview of Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)
• Voice and Video Streaming over Wired & Wireless Networks

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course contributes to the following Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs):
2.1 Application of established technical and practical methods to the solution of well- defined engineering problems.
2.2 Application of technical and practical techniques, tools and resources to well defined engineering problems.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
1. Compare features of VoIP network and PSTN.
2. Describe the basic operation and components used in a VoIP Network, Implement a basic VoIP network and Follow safe workplace procedures relevant to voice & video over IP networks.
3. Identify VoIP technologies such as IP PBX, configure IP telephony, handset, call control, and voicemail solutions.
4. Identify call signalling and media stream flow.
5. Describe the Unified Communications components and their functions.
6. Perform endpoint and end-user administration tasks in Unified Communications solutions and describe the telephony features supported in Unified Communications solutions.
7. Describe the features of IP Television and configure digital signage, IP television.

Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will you will participate in a variety of teaching methods including: lectures, practical exercises and work simulated activities.


Overview of Learning Resources

You will be able to access course information and learning materials through the Learning Hub and will be provided with copies of additional materials in class. Lists of relevant reference texts, resources in the library and freely accessible Internet sites will be provided. You will also use laboratory equipment and computers within the School during project and assignment work.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment 1:  Lab and Lab Journal 
Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

this task assesses the following learning outcomes:
PLO 2.1, 2.2
CLO 1 – 7

Assessment 2: Practical Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 30

this task assesses the following learning outcomes:
PLO 2.1, 2.2
CLO 1 – 7 

Assessment 3: Final Assessment
Weighting towards final grade (%):30

this task assesses the following learning outcomes:
PLO 2.1, 2.2
CLO 1 – 7