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Computer Networks 7.5 credits

First cycle, D0007E
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2022 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Computer Communication
Subject group (SCB)
Computer Technology

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language + Swedish upper secondary school courses Physics 1b1 or 1a, Mathematics 2a or 2b or 2c.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.

Course Aim
After course completion, the student should be able to demonstrate theoretical knowledge and practical competence in computer networks and related protocols as well as an ability to describe the functionality at different levels of the network protocol stack.

OSI-reference model, TCP/IP, IP-networks, IP-subnets, Ethernet, LAN, network components, router configuration, routing protocols, network mediums.

Each course occasion´s language and form is stated and appear on the course page on Luleå University of Technology's website.
Instruction consists of lectures and laboratory work.

If there is a decision on special educational support, in accordance with the Guideline Student's rights and obligations at Luleå University of Technology, an adapted or alternative form of examination can be provided.
Written exam, compulsory laboratory assignments.

Örjan Tjernström

Transition terms
The course D0007E is equal to SMD173

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2019 Sp 2
Title: TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc
Edition: 2nd
Language: English
ISBN: 9780321336316

Course offered by
Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0002Laboratory workU G#4.50MandatoryA07
0003Written examG U 3 4 53.00MandatoryA21

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
by the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering 28 Feb 2007

Last revised
by Jonny Johansson, HUL SRT 17 Feb 2021