Computer Networks

15 credits

The student should develop practical and theoretical knowledge of computer networks and how they are designed, in both switched and routed networks.

Following successful completion of the course the student should be able to:

  • understand basic approaches and terminology for routed and switched networks
  • describe different types of network components, and their functionality
  • describe different methods and protocols for both small and large local networks
  • calculate and address a network by using IP addresses and subnets
  • use theoretical skills to build a computer network in practice, and configure routers and switches
  • perform basic troubleshooting
  • valuate and apply different routing protocols

Autumn 2023 (Campus based, Halmstad, 50%)


Basic level

Application code:


Entry requirements:

General entry requirements + Mathematics 2a or 2b or 2c.

Selection rules:

Available for exchange students. Limited numbers of seats.

Start week:

week: 35

Instructional time:


Language of instruction:

Teaching is in English.

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