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Advanced Switching 7.5 credits

Avancerad Switching
First cycle, W0003E
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2021 Sp 3 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Mobile Systems
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

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
The course provides advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in construction of WAN networks.

Wide Area Networks, WAN technologies and related protocols, IP Quality of Service and basic network security.

The course consists of lectures and laborations. Laboration tasks are performed individually or in groups and are presented orally and/or written.

Written exam, oral or combination of written and oral exam. Compulsory laboratory assignments and practical exam. Passing the lab assignment part of the course requires a passed grade on all individual assignments. Examination can take place a maximum of three years after course registration. Students failing to pass the course will be examined according to the latest course plan.

Transition terms
The course W0003E is equal to D0029D Wan-access.

Örjan Tjernström

Literature. Valid from Spring 2020 Sp 4 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Title: Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) : Foundation Learning Guide
Author: R. Froom
Publisher: Cisco Press
ISBN: 9781587206641

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

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Written examG U 3 4 53.00MandatoryA12
0002Laboratory workU G#4.50MandatoryA12

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 Jonny Johansson, HUL SRT 14 Mar 2012

Last revised
by Jonny Johansson, HUL SRT 21 Feb 2020