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BSc (Hons) Computer Networks
& Security*

Computer Networks<br/> & Security*

Silver

in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)


1st

in Wales for learning opportunities*


Access

to in-house business incubation centre


UCAS code: I567

Year of entry: 2019 2020

UCAS Tariff: 112

Duration: 3YRS (FT) 4YRS (placement)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Why choose this course?

Today’s businesses demand the ability to have computer systems and networks, which operate on a global scale – so there is a high demand for people with the skills to make this happen.

 

This course is first in Wales for teaching satisfaction (WGU analysis of unpublished 2018 NSS data) and includes a mix of technology, security and networking modules with many hands-on practical opportunities.

 

Students will:

  • develop critical skills and cutting edge thinking to gain the confidence to keep up with the fast pace of change in this field
  • develop technical knowledge of the installation, operation security, and maintenance of computer systems and networks used in business and industry
  • develop industry-critical key skills such as team working, communication and business skills
  • have opportunities to work on real-life projects
  • learn the fundamentals of data communications and how to apply this knowledge to manage, design, implement, configure and operate secure networks on a professional footing
  • learn how to identify a range of significant threats to network security and formulate and implement defence strategies.
  • have the opportunity to complete the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) qualification whilst studying for their degree
  • have access to Cisco Systems state-of-the-art equipment is used in practical sessions
  • have the option of an Industrial Placement Year 

 

This course is available to study with an Industrial Placement year BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security (with Industrial Placement) UCAS Code: CNIP

 

You can also choose to study this course as a foundation year BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security (four years including foundation year) UCAS code: I566

 

*Subject to re-accreditation 

Teaching Excellence Framework

 


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