Study programmes / C-SE System engineering and informatics / Computer Networks II
Course code:PS2
Course title in language of instruction:Počítačové sítě II
Course title in Czech:Počítačové sítě II
Course title in English:Computer Networks II
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:master continuing
Semester:WS 2018/2019 - FBE
Name of lecturer:Ing. Jiří Balej, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites:Final Bachelor Exam
Aims of the course:The objective of the course is to gain proficiency in computer networking, basic level of networking knowledge (Computer Networks I) is expected. The course is oriented toward the network design, LAN security and implementation, routing and switching, wireless networking, virtualization, and IP telephony integration.
Course contents:
1.LAN design and implementation (allowance 16/16)
a.L2/L3 LAN design, redundancy, load balancing
c.Multimedia transmission, IP telephony, and QoS
d.Wireless networks
e.Configuration and administration of Cisco/Juniper/MikroTik/Linux/Windows technologies.
f.Directory services, centralized IT management
g.Server and network virtualization, cloud computing
h.Software Defined Networks (SDN)

2.Network security (allowance 12/12)
a.L1-L7 security
b.User access control, 802.1x
c.AAA, unified user authentication
e.Firewalls, IDS, IPS
f.Wireless security
g.Network monitoring and management

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-ability to solve problems
-skilled at utilizing and processing information
-work in team

Specific competences:
-Student is able to describe key aspects of enterprise LAN design, including redundancy, load balancing, IPv6, VoIP, wireless and virtualization.
-Student is able to describe key aspects of enterprise network security.
-Student is able to design and deploy enterprise network infrastructure, including redundancy, load balancing, IPv6, VoIP and server virtualization.
-Student is able to design and implement enterprise network security.

Type of course unit:optional
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Final exam (written/oral and practical part). As an alternative the student project is possible. The written part is represented with a test containing LAN design, IPv6, network security, VoIP, WiFi and data center virtualization. Maximum number of points is 100, minimum required is 60, 90 min to complete the test, assessment A-F. The test is evaluated together with the student (oral part of the exam). The practical part of the exam proves the ability to solve laboratory tasks based on above mentioned fields of networking using real network devices.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice28 h
     preparation for exam56 h
     preparation for regular assessment28 h
     elaboration and execution of projects28 h
Total168 h

Basic reading list
  • SATRAPA, P. Internetový protokol verze 6. (3. vyd.). Praha: CZ.NIC, 2011. 409 p. ISBN 978-80-904248-4-5.
  • SANTOS, O. -- STUPPI, J. CCNA Security 210-260 Official Cert Guide. Cisco Press, 2015. 608 p. ISBN 1-58720-566-1.
  • LAMMLE, T. CCNA: Výukový průvodce přípravou na zkoušku 640-802. Brno: Computer Press, 2010. 928 p. ISBN 978-80-251-2359-1.
Recommended reading list
  • WALLACE, K. CCNP Routing and Switching ROUTE 300-101 Official Cert Guide. : Cisco Press, 2015. 880 p. ISBN 1-58720-559-9.
  • HUCABY, D. CCNP Routing and Switching SWITCH 300-115 Official Cert Guide. : Cisco Press, 2015. 560 p. ISBN 1-58720-560-2.
  • HUCABY, D. CCNA Wireless 640-722 Official Cert Guide . : Cisco Press, 2014. 600 p. ISBN 1-58720-562-9.
  • CIOARA, J. -- VALENTINE, M. CCNA Voice 640-461 Official Cert Guide. : Cisco Press, 2011. 528 p. ISBN 1-58720-417-7.
  • LOWE, S. -- MARSHALL, N. Mastering VMware vSphere 5.5. : Sybex, 2013. ISBN 978-1-118-66114-7.