Including a foundation year as part of your four-year study programme will give you a head start in your academic and professional life. The foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence – with extensive support from our expert staff – before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you.
Computer Science - Computer Networks and Security with Foundation Year (Hons) course from University of Derby will help you develop these sought-after skills in designing, maintaining and securing wired and wireless networks.
If you graduate from the Networks and Security pathway, you will be suited to roles that involve developing, maintaining, securing and managing computer networks, as well as jobs that involve the engineering side of network protocol development and research.
However, this degree will equip you with wide-ranging skills, which could lead on to many different careers in the computing field and beyond. For instance, your numerical and analytical skills will be very strong, and you should also be good at teamwork and project management.
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- Networks and Security
- Team Project
- Network Routing and Switching
- Ethical Hacking
- Application Development
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- UCAS points - 72 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
- Specific requirements at GCSE - GCSE Maths and English are preferred, however if you don't have these qualifications you will be able to undertake Maths and English at L2 as part of your course of study.
Alternative entry qualifications:
- BTEC - MPP
- Pass Access to HE Diploma 60 credits: 45 at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2.
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National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Derby
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.