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Network Design and Computer Management, 60 credits

Are you interested in developing the next generation of Computer Networks? This education provides solid knowledge in practical computer- and network technology.

This academic package provides theoretical and practical knowledge prior to professional activity as a network administrator or an operations technician. The education is occupational oriented. During the studies you work in labs with the most modern communications equipment available from the Cisco Network Academy and the Palo Alto Networks Academy.

The programme encompasses two terms, corresponding to one year of fulltime studies. The course package is divided into two parts: 30 credits of computer network courses and 30 credits of basic courses in computer systems engineering, computer security, operating systems and programming for the Internet.

Security is a very important aspect in all types of computer networks. The education therefore contains several elements that teach how to work structured with computer and network protection. This category includes everything from vulnerability assessment to evaluation of methods and tools used to protect computer networks.

Students will receive a certificate containing 60 credits.

Specific eligibility requirements
Basic eligibility for university studies.

Mathematics B.

Applicants must also have written and verbal command of the English language equivalent to English course 6 (Swedish Upper-Secondary School). This can be proved by grades from English education or by such tests as:
  • IELTS: score (Academic) of 6.5 or more (with none of the sections scoring less than 5.5)
  • TOEFL paper based: score of 4.5 in written test and a total score of 575
  • TOEFL internet-based: score of 20 in written test and a total score of 90

Selection rules and procedure
Selection is made on the basis of the required educational background.

The following courses are offered within the programme:

Computer Networks, 15 credits (Based on CCNA Routing and Switching)
Advanced Routing, 7.5 credits (Based on CCNP Route)
Computer Systems Administration, 7.5 credits
Linux Administration, 7.5 credits
Network Security, 7.5 credits (Based on CCNA Security)
Converged optimized networks, 15 credits (Based on CCNP Switch och CCNP TSHOOT)

Subject to changes.

Programme information

Rate of study:
Full time(100%)/daytime

Study period:
Autumn semester 2019

Educational level:
Undergraduate education


Study programme:
Link to study programme (PDF)Study programme     

Further information:
Programme director
Olga Torstensson

Updated 2018-09-05