36 months
14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Computer Networks and Security (Hons) degree at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will prepare you for a successful career in this rapidly changing industry.

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Computer Networks and Security (Hons) degree at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)  covers core computing skills and legal, ethical and commercial issues, giving you a breadth of knowledge and experience, which will prepare you to thrive in the computing industry.

The skills you’ll gain on this course will be in high demand in tomorrow’s world. The cyber security sector is facing a significant skills gap at a time when threats and the legal and commercial consequences of inadequate security are increasing. Emerging areas such as the Internet of Things and Smart Cities offer new opportunities for us all, but also new vulnerabilities to accident


This innovative course enables you to work as a security consultant, network designer or a network manager. You can also achieve Cisco accreditation and develop a wide range of transferable skills including project management, group working and communications. These will open doors to other graduate careers and a high earning potential.


This course has CITP (Certified Information Technology Professional) accreditation leading to professional membership of the BCS and partial CEng accreditation from the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT. This is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by BCS and the Engineering Council.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Advanced Network Routing
  • Wireless & Mobile Networks
  • Penetration Testing
  • Project (Double)
  • Computing Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits

Sandwich: Four years


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS: 96-112 points at A2
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: MMM-DMM
  • BTEC Diploma: DD-D*D*
  • Pass Access Course: 96-112 UCAS points
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: Pass including 96-112 points from Higher Level subjects
  • IELTS: 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5
  • GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths and English or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part time UK/EU£1540 per 20 credits

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

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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