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Network Design and Computer Management, 60 credits

Are you interested in developing the next generation of Computer Networks? This education provides solid knowledge in practical computer- and network technology.

This academic package provides theoretical and practical knowledge prior to professional activity as a network administrator or an operations technician. The education is occupational oriented. During the studies you are going to work in labs with the most modern communications equipment.

The programme encompasses two terms, corresponding to one year of fulltime studies. The course package is divided into two parts. 30 credits of computer network courses and 30 credits of basic courses in computer systems engineering, computer security, operating systems and programming for the Internet.

Students will receive a certificate containing 60 credits.

Specific eligibility requirements
Basic eligibility for university studies.

Mathematics B.

Applicants must also have written and verbal command of the English language. This can be proved by grades from English education or by such tests as IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL - paper 530/TOEFL - internet 72 or having received a passing grade in English course A (Swedish upper-secondary school).

Selection rules and procedure
Selection is made on the basis of the required educational background.

The following courses are offered within the programme:

Computer networks I, 7.5 credits
(Based on CCNA Exploration - Network Fundamentals and Routing Protocols and Concepts)
Computer networks II, 7.5 credits
(Based on CCNA Exploration - LAN Switching and Wireless and Accessing the WAN)
Computer networks III (Advanced routing), 7.5 credits
(Based on CCNP Route)
Computer networks IV (Multilayer switching), 7.5 credits
(Based on CCNP Switch)
Computer systems administration, 7.5 credits
Operating systems administration, 7.5 credits
Web system fundamentals, 7.5 credits
Network security, 7.5 credits (Based on CCNA Security)

Subject to changes.

Programme information

Rate of study:
Full time(100%)/daytime

Study period:
Autumn semester 2012

Educational level:
Undergraduate education


Study programme:
Link to study programme (PDF)Study programme     

Further information:
Programme secretary
Eva Strid

Programme director
Nicolina Månsson

Updated 2018-02-21