COURSE SYLLABUS
Wireless Networks, 7.5 credits
Trådlösa nätverk, 7,5 högskolepoäng
Course Syllabus for students Autumn 2020
Course Code:TTNK19
Confirmed by:Dean Jun 1, 2019
Revised by:Director of Education Aug 13, 2019
Valid From:Aug 1, 2019
Version:2
Education Cycle:First-cycle level
Disciplinary domain:Technology
Subject group:TE9
Specialised in:G1F
Main field of study:Informatics

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)

After a successfull course, the student shall

Knowledge and understanding

- Demonstrate comprehension of the physical characteristics of radio waves and their impact on data communication
- Demonstrate comprehension of wireless network fundamentals regarding protocols and standards.

Skills and abilities

- Demonstrate the ability to plan and operate network environments with wireless networks
- Demonstrate the ability to build wireless networks for professional use

Judgement and approach

- Demonstrate the ability to evaluate existing wireless solutions and propose improvements

Contents

The course includes the configuration of wireless networks, how radio waves can be used for communication and how their physical properties influence the planning of wireless networks. The course also addresses how clients are used in wireless networks, how they can be physically moved without losing contact with the network, and how to secure and troubleshoot wireless networks.

The course includes the following topics:
- Introduction to wireless networks
- Installation of wireless access points and controller units
- Wireless clients
- Basic wireless network security
- Planning and troubleshooting of wireless networks

Type of instruction

Lectures and laboratory work.

The teaching is conducted in English.

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and completed course Network Security, 7,5 credits (or the equivalent).

Examination and grades

The course is graded 5,4,3 or Fail .

The final grade will only be issued after satisfactory completion of all assessments.

Registration of examination:
Name of the TestValueGrading
Examination14.5 credits5/4/3/U
Laboratory work3 creditsU/G
1 Determines the final grade of the course, which is issued only when all course units have been passed.

Other information

The prerequisites require that you:
- are competent in using and administering Cisco routers and switches
- have a solid knowledge of DHCP, 802.1q trunks and VLANs, and subnetting

Course literature

The litterature list for the course will be provided one month before the course starts.

Title: Exam CWNA-107. CWNA Certified Wireless Network Administrator Study Guide
Author: Coleman, D. & Westcott, D. (2018).
Publisher: JohnWiley & Sons
ISBN: 978-1-119-42578-6

Content updated 2020-08-25