In the rapid development of both computers and networks, there is an increasing need for people with knowledge in these areas.


About the course

This course will provide a detailed theoretical and practical knowledge in the art of configuring and securing computer networks and create network topologies. Together with Computer Networks I, distance course (Datakommunikation i nätverk I, 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 is not part of this course.

The course covers configuration of routers and switches, hierarchical network design, various routing protocols, STP, OSPF, NAT, ACL, QoS concepts, link aggregation, VPN, network management, and various WAN technologies.

You will learn to

  • as part of an assignment put up a company network practically and theoretically describe it
  • describe and apply the basics of various Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  • describe and implement virtual private networks (VPNs), and various WAN technologies
  • design, manage and troubleshoot the networking operations.
  • understand SDN and APIs for configuration and management tools
  • understand the importance of network security and practice best security practices.


Below you find the entry requirements for the course. If you do not fulfill the requirements, you can get your eligibility evaluated based on knowledge acquired in other ways, such as work experience, other studies etcetera. Read more in Application information below.