Why study this course?
Our Computer Networking and Infrastructure Security (including foundation year) BEng (Hons) degree has a built-in foundation year which will expose you to the importance of network security, the range of threats to network infrastructure, how these threats work, what vulnerabilities exist in the protocols, possible threats and mitigations to those attacks. You will learn about the concepts of computer networking infrastructure security, developing your technical expertise and opening up career opportunities for you in the the computer networking and cyber security industry.
More about this course
In your foundation year you’ll gain skills across a variety of subjects including cyber security, logic and problem solving, communications engineering, programming and mathematics. These key skills will ensure you are fully prepared for the following three years of your course. This course shares a foundation year with a number of other foundation year degrees, so in Year 0 you’ll get to study with other students who are interested in a variety of different specialisms.
You’ll benefit from our impressive computer laboratories. London Met is home to the UK’s first-ever Cisco Networking Academy and this course incorporates the complete set of CCNA modules, meaning that you’ll graduate with additional Cisco certifications that are highly sought-after in the industry.
You’ll graduate with a full undergraduate degree with the same title and award as those who studied the traditional three-year course.
Following your foundation year, you will study the same course content and get the same choice of modules as those who study our Computer Networking and Infrastructure Security BSc (Hons) degree.
You can get a taste for life at our School of Computing and Digital Media by taking a look at our showcase of recent student work.
Where this course can take you
Several computing career paths will be available to you upon graduating from this degree. You could find employment in computer programming, computer engineering, administration or systems analysis among many others.
You could also choose to pursue postgraduate study to raise your earning potential and expand your career options.
What is a degree with foundation year?
This is a four-year degree course with a built-in foundation year (Year 0). It’s the perfect route into university if you can’t meet the necessary entry requirements or don’t have the traditional qualifications required to start a standard undergraduate degree. You’ll graduate with a full undergraduate degree with the same title and award as those who studied the traditional three-year course.