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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

10 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give the students an
overall view of networks and practical knowledge of
routing and swiching

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to
be able to plan, install and maintain a network.

Course contents

Physical Network Design
The basics of configuring the three layers of a campus LAN (core,
distribution, and access)
Ethernet LANs and Switches
VLAN Network
-introduction to the basic switch commands and the steps for
configuring a static VLAN
IP Subnet Design
Routed Network
-functions of the router and includes configuration examples in
different scenarios

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Computer architecture and networds

Previous course names

Installation and Administration of Computer Networks (5ects)

Additional information


Recommended or required reading

Industrial Data Networks - Design, Installation and
Troubleshooting. Steven Mackay, Edwin Wright, Deon
Raynders, John Park (2004)

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Practical exercises - 40 hours
  • Small-group work - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 13 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Projects and

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should have all
assignments and projects completed.


Scherbakov-Parland Andrej


Shcherbakov Andrey

Group size

No limit

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