The course is included in these curricula and study modules

  • Automation (el 2004) - Professional studies
  • Telecommunication (el 2004) - Professional studies
  • It 2001 - 2004 - Data communication and networks
  • Media technology 2001 - 2004 - Telecommunications and meassurment technology


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

3 cr

Competency aims

Introduction to telecommunications

Learning outcomes

The student is expected to gain a basic knowledge of telecommunications including services and systems. In order to understand the telcommunications field as whole the terminology must be known. The course covers a field that earlier was divided into tele- and data communications.

Course contents

Standards and recommendations
Coupling, user coupling and transmission techniques
Trunk and access networks
Network intelligence and value added services
Network management, planning and interworking between networks
PSTN, PLMN, ISDN, Frame Relay, ATM and Internet
Signaling networks

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Prerequisites are not required

Additional information

More information will be given during the course

Recommended or required reading

Ericsson och Telia: Att förstå telekommunikation, del 1 och 2.
Studentlitteratur 1996 och 1997.
Föreläsarens eget material på Internet

Study activities

  • Lectures - 0 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 0 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 0 hours
  • Individual studies - 0 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 0 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 0 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions


Grahn Kaj

Home page of the course

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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