Training Course in Computer Networks
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Non Degree Course
General Objectives of the CourseThe objective of this course is to provide students with basic knowledge on the operation of TCP/IP computer networks. The course uses a practical approach, using the most common operating systems (Linux, Apple Mac OSX, Microsoft Windows). Nevertheless, strong theoretical background is provided along with the practical subject matters, on topics such as equipment configuration, traffic analysis, and troubleshooting of TCP/IP local area networks (LAN). The course only resorts to open source tools available on the mentioned operating systems.
Learning Objectives and Intended SkillsConfiguration of Linux, Apple Mac OSX, or Microsoft Windows computers, in view of their integration in TCP/IP networks. Check equipment connectivity. Troubleshoot basic networking problems. Use of traffic analysis tools. Understand and check the basic operation of supporting network applications (DNS and DHCP).
Mode of Studye-learning
Secondary school in a techonlogical area or similar
Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.
Qualification Requirements and RegulationsRegulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).
Examination Regulations, Assessment and GradingThe final grading is a mark between 0 and 20.
- Study Programme
1st SemesterStart date: 10-09-2018
End date: 20-12-2018
2nd SemesterStart date: 04-02-2019
End date: 30-05-2019