From the office and the high street to your home and the car you drive, computer networks are everywhere, helping us live more productive lives.
They are at the heart of information systems and as they proliferate, there is a growing need for people with an understanding of their benefits and how they work.
This course focuses on the technical aspects of network design, installation, configuration, maintenance and management, and the application of contemporary technologies.
The Computer Networking BSc (Hons) degree will help you discover a deeper understanding of network design and how they work.
It will provide you with the knowledge and expertise to make a career in this growing sector.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
- Learn the highly sought-after skills needed to design, implement, install, configure, maintain and manage the latest state-of-the-art networks
- Study core computing and information systems
- Develop your ability to manage the needs of a wide range of clients and businesses, both large and small
- Gain advanced knowledge on a course that is focused on employment and establishing a rewarding career
- Explore the subject using a carefully structured mix of theory and practice
- Challenge yourself in our dedicated test network laboratory using the latest industry-standard programmes
- Benefit from a course that prepares you for a number of professional certification programmes
You will gain valuable skills for a career within Computer Networking as well as those relevant for a career in the wider world of IT and business.
The final year unit ‘Social and Professional Project Management’ requires you to work in a team so as to apply a current project management methodology that embraces all of these knowledge areas in an integrated way while going through the stages of planning, execution and project control. You will work as part of a team, take responsibility and make autonomous decisions that impact on the project team performance.
The final year project fosters independent and autonomous study. You learn to take up the responsibility of conducting your project, typically derived from your own ideas, in collaboration with a dedicated member of the teaching staff as project supervisor.