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DCSG1006 - Data communication and networks

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

Introduction to layered communication, standardization in computer networks, network structures and the behavior and tasks of network components. Topics included in the subject (examples of potential technologies/protocols given in brackets):
-The physical layer and the data link layer (Ethernet)
-The network layer (IP, ICMP, routing)
-Network addressing (IP addressing)
-The transport layer (TCP and UDP)
-The application layer (HTTP, SMTP, DNS)
-Switching (VLANs)
-Routing concepts and routing protocols (RIP/OSPF/EIGRP)
-Action Control Lists (ACL)
-Network services (DHCP, NAT)
-LAN redundancy (STP)
-Link aggregation (EtherChannel)

Learning outcome

- Knowledge:
K1: The candidate is familiar with key reference models and relevant protocols, and understands their role in modern computer networks
K2: The candidate is familiar with important network services supporting modern computer networks.
K3: The candidate is familiar with basic networking components and widely used network technologies
- Skills:
F1: The candidate can design and install small and medium-sized computer networks.
F2: The candidate can manage, maintain and troubleshoot existing data networks.
F3: The candidate can further develop existing computer networks to meet future needs.
- General competence:
G1: The candidate is able to read and understand new material that deals with computer networks and data communication
G2: The candidate is able to work with computer network oriented issues both individually and in collaboration with others

Learning methods and activities

- Lectures
- Group work
- Laboratory work (attendance in the lab at Gjøvik is mandatory)
- Coursework requirements: Mandatory assignments must be approved before the candidate will be permitted to attend the final exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignments

Further on evaluation

- Re-sit examination in August.
- Mandatory assignments must be approved before the candidate will be permitted to attend the final exam.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Digital Infrastructure and Cyber Security (BDIGSEC)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to the bachelor program in digital infrastructures and cyber security (BDIGSEC)

Course materials

- Cisco NetAcademy teaching materials
- Handouts/articles/slides from the lectures.
- Recommended background material: Kurose, J. and Ross, K.W., "Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach", seventh edition. Pearson

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IMT2006 7.5 01.09.2019
IIKG1001 2.5 01.09.2019
DCST1006 7.5 01.09.2019
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)

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Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Information Security and Communication Technology

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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