Computer Networks II, distance course

  • Credits 7.5 credits
  • Study location Independent of location
  • $stringTranslations.StartDate 2023-01-16 - 2023-06-04 (part time 25%)
  • $stringTranslations.StartDate 2023-01-16 - 2023-06-04 (part time 25%)
  • Education level First cycle
  • Course code DVA224
  • Main area Computer Science
  • Application code: MDU-14032

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.

Entry requirements: Basic knowledge of the OSI reference model, TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6, IP networks including IP subnets, VLSM and CIDR, Ethernet, router and switch configuration, static and dynamic routing, routing protocols, switching, VLANs, VTP, Inter-VLAN routing, NAT, network media, network components, network terminology and traffic filtering. This can be achieved after completing the course in Computer Networks 1 in 7,5 ECTS credits.

Language: English


Configuration of routers and switches, hierarchical network design, depressions in various routing protocols, STP, OSPF, NAT, ACL, QoS concepts, link aggregation, VPN, network management, and various WAN technologies.

You will learn

  • as part of an assignment put up a company network practically and theoretically describe it
  • to describe and apply the basics of various Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  • to describe and apply depressions in different routing techniques
  • to describe and implement virtual private networks (VPNs), and various WAN technologies
  • to 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.


Apply to the course

Computer Networks II, distance course

Go to application