Electronics and Computer Engineering

Computer Networks

Integrated course, 2.50 ECTS


Course content

  • ISO/OSI 7 layer model
  • Transmission media, cable technologies
  • Communication protocols 
  • Interfaces
  • Access methods
  • LAN technologies
  • Internetworking
  • Transport protocols

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Learning outcomes


  • have a basic knowledge of computer and communication networks,
  • are familiar with the ISO/OSI 7 layer model for communication protocols and know the responsibility and functions of the individual layers in selected communication protocols.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools


  • Peterson, Davie: Computer Networks - A Systems Approach
  • Feit: TCP/IP Architecture, Protocols and Implementation


Mode of delivery

Integrated course, exercises 33%

Prerequisites and co-requisites

  • Secondary school leaving level

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment