Computer Networks I, distance course

  • Credits 7.5  credits
  • Education ordinance First cycle
  • Study location Distance with no obligatory meetings
  • Course code DVA120
  • Main area Computer Science

In the rapid development of both computers and networks, there is an increasing need for people with knowledge in these areas. This course  will provide a basic theoretical and practical knowledge in the art of configuring and securing computer networks and create simpler topologies. Together with Datakommunikation i nätverk II, distanskurs you will be covering most, but not all, of the content that are part of a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certificate. The certificate are not part of this course.
OSI TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6, IP-net including IP subnets, Ethernet, LAN, router and switch-configuration, static and dynamic routing, routing protocols, switching, VLAN, VTP, inter VLAN routing, NAT, network media, network components, network terminology and traffic filtering.

Occasions for this course

Autumn semester 2021

  • Autumn semester 2021


    7.5 credits


    2021-08-30 - 2022-01-16 (part time 25%)

    Education ordinance

    First cycle

    Course type

    Independent course

    Application code




    Study location

    Independent of location

    Teaching form

    Distance learning
    Number of mandatory occasions including examination: 0
    Number of other physical occasions: 0

    Course syllabus & literature

    See course plan and literature list (DVA120)


    Mathematics C or Mathematics 3b/3c


    Upper secondary (high school) grades, Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test, University credits

Questions about the course?

If you have any questions about the course, please contact the Course Coordinator.

Associate Senior Lecturer

Maryam Vahabi



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