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Computer Networks BSc (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Cambridge, United Kingdom
The Computer Networks BSc (Hons)  course at Anglia Ruskin University is about studying computer architecture, design principles and programming before exploring the design and implementation of small-scale and enterprise-wide computer networks, and learning about converged voice/data networks.
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Overview

There’s plenty of opportunity for practical work, including modelling networks and using advanced simulation tools to analyse performance. We’ll also demonstrate the importance of security in network design and critically discuss the relevant ethical and legal issues.

The Computer Networks BSc (Hons)  course at Anglia Ruskin University lets you safely experiment with building complex networks. You’ll learn to install and configure hardware, operating systems and software. We have Apple Mac Pro computers with dual boot (Windows/Mac OS X), featuring a wide range of CAD, database design and web software. Our virtual network lab means you can access our networking devices from anywhere at any time.

Careers

Networks and their security are increasingly important issues around the world. There is strong demand for people who can install, manage and support computer networks. You could work as a certified networking engineer within an organisation, or be self-employed. There are also many career opportunities in technical sales and support.

This course covers all the material you’ll need to apply for Cisco certification at both Associate (CCNA) and Professional levels (CCNP).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      4 years with foundation year, 4 years with placement

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning and Skills for HE
  • Software Principles
  • Computer Systems
  • Global Business Environment
  • Introduction to Organisations and Management
  • Data Security
  • Entrepreneurship in IT
  • Design Methods and Technology Project
  • Network Technologies
  • Information Security

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • 104 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent.)
  • 3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English and Maths.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Placement year (UK, EU, international students) : £1,250

Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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