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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

At the end of the course to student shall
-have basic understanding of the role of the OSI model and the TCP/IP protocol stack in data communication
- be able to build simple computer networks and use the most common networking protocols in practice

Learning outcomes

The student gets familiar with the OSI-model / TCP/IP protocol stack and learns how the most common networking protocols work. The student also learns through practical exercises implementation and configuration of networking protocols in computer networks.

Course contents

See Itslearning

Prerequisites and co-requisites

- Operating systems and Linux in practice
- Computers, computer architecture and networks

Previous course names

Network protocols (2001-2004)

Recommended or required reading

See Itslearning (the course will open there soon)

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 32 hours
  • Project work and productions - 77 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 77 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 56 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Reports and productions

Assessment requirements

- Exercises/labs
- Exam


Karlsson Jonny


Karlsson Hanne

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

Until date 2011-10-19

Assessment methods

  • 2011-10-19 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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