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Course Overview

This subject covers the concept and techniques required to configure and administer a typical networked server using common operating systems in the industry. Topics include the installation of a server system, configuration of devices, disks and file systems with security configuration of LAN (Local Area Network) and WAN (Wide Area Network) environments. Administering key server services, using various tools and system scripting to monitor and analyse its performance and security will be discussed and applied. The subject also covers the concepts of encryption methodology, Public Key Infrastructure, key distribution and authentication.





This subject aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to configure and administer both intranet and internet servers. The subject also aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to design and deploy security measures for computing systems in a networking environment.

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.

To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular course, please click here.

What You'll Learn

  • Perform system management

  • Implement methods to secure a computer system

  • Perform security implementation to the various networked services

  • Implement secured internet communications



Modes of Assessment


100% coursework

  • Case Study/Project
    • A Project and/or Case Studies could be used to assess and reinforce the students’ understanding and assimilation of various topics. Application of topics into design and implementation of concepts will be assessed 
  • Case Presentation
    • The Case Presentation is designed to evaluate students’ understanding of the concepts taught, through their ability to apply relevant concepts to case studies and present and articulate the problem solving process both as a team and individually.
  • Practical Test
    • The practical test is used to assess the student’s ability to apply overall knowledge. Demonstration of server configuration and troubleshooting techniques are expected.





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Diploma in Infocomm and Digital Media (ICT Systems, Services & Support).

For more information on course fee / schedule, or to apply,

Course Contact

  • Mainline 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 109
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.