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Computer Networks<br/> & Security

BSc (Hons)
Computer Networks
& Security

Accredited

by the British Computer Society (BCS)


1st

in Wales for teaching satisfaction*


Silver

in the Teaching Excellence Framework


UCAS code: I567

Year of entry: 2019

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This course is first in Wales for teaching satisfaction (WGU analysis of unpublished 2018 NSS data) and includes a mix of technology, security and networking modules with many hands-on practical opportunities.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

 

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

 

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