Course syllabus

Internet Protocol

ETSF10, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2012/13
Decided by: Education Board 1
Date of Decision: 2012-03-19

General Information

Elective for: C4, C4-ks, D4, D4-ks, E4, E4-ks, MWIR2
Language of instruction: The course might be given in English


The course aims to provide the students with thorough knowledge, both theoretical and practical, about the constructions of the most central internet protocols. In particular, a deeper technical understanding is provided for:


Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The course implies deepened studies of IP network technology. The elements of the course are theoretical as well as practical (primarily in the form of lectures and labs).The course assumes basic knowledge of computer communication in general and TCP/IP in particular, where especially different types of transport protocols and routing principles are treated.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written midterms and/or exam and labs.

Code: 0110. Name: Examination.
Credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written exam.
Code: 0210. Name: Laboratory Work.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Written report. Contents: Laboratory work in Internet protocols.


Required prior knowledge: ETS052 Computer Communication or ETS150 Data communication.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: ETS110, ETSF05

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Universitetsadjunkt Jens A Andersson,
Course homepage:
Further information: Suitable for exchange students with previous computer communications knowledge.