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Computer Networks and Security

Wrexham Glyndwr University

B.Sc. On Campus
36 months
Duration
11750 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

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Networks and Security course at Wrexham Glyndwr University is first in Wales for teaching satisfaction (WGU analysis of unpublished 2018 NSS data) and includes a mix of technology, security and networking modules with many hands-on practical opportunities.

Overview

Computer Networks and Security 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

Career

The Wrexham Glyndwr University Careers & Employability service is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need.

Computing is essential to most careers these days, however, this course will specifically prepare you for a number of specific industry-related positions such as:

  • Network manager
  • Network analyst
  • Systems administrator
  • Computer security specialist
  • Other computing-related professions

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Server Technology
  • Data Communications and Networks
  • Responsible Computing
  • Computational Thinking
  • Computing Maths
  • Digital Media Principles
  • Student Initiated Module (SIM4)
  • Web Technologies
  • CCNA R&S - Routing and Switching Essentials
  • CCNA R&S Introduction to Networks
  • Intro to JavaScript programming and DOM scripting
  • IT Business Graphics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Qualifications that will be considered include::

  • A/AS levels
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Scottish Advanced Highers/Highers and Scottish Baccalaureate
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Access to HE Diplomas
  • BTEC qualifications
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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