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Computer Communication and Networks (Hons), B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
The field of computer communications is a multi-faceted one with exciting job opportunities. By choosing the Computer Communication and Networks (Hons) course at Middlesex University, you'll become a competent networking and computer communications practitioner who is able to design and implement safe network and computer communication systems.

About

Why study BEng Computer Communications and Networks at Middlesex University?

The diverse Computer Communication and Networks (Hons) degree prepares you for entry into this dynamic field. The focus is on key operational and technical aspects of computer communication systems and relevant security issues, enabling you to appreciate emerging technologies.

This is a very multidisciplinary course and you will have the opportunity to undertake an exciting one-year work placement. You will have practical hands-on experiments in our modern Cisco, Xilinx, and mobile communication labs will be used to illustrate the application of theory and concepts. You will gain practical competencies in computer communication systems and computer networks

Course highlights

  • Upon successful graduation you can progress your studies through our integrated masters degree, MEng, and if you apply for our four year MEng degree from Year 1, you can also receive funding to cover your postgraduate course fees
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Careers

As a computer communications graduate, you will have excellent career prospects and the range of potential employers will be vast across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. 

Recent graduates have progressed onto masters courses or have secured jobs with global companies in wireless and digital design, network design and implementation, network planning, mobile internet applications and services development. You will also have the potential to start your own business.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      4 years with placement
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

Year 1

  • Computer Networks 
  • Computer Systems Architecture and Operating Systems
  • Fundamentals of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics 
  • Programming for Data Communication and Problem Solving 
Year 2 
  • Data Communications
  • Digital Systems Design
  • Protocols and Network Performance Simulation 
  • Research Methodology and Professional Project Development 

Year 3 

  • Advanced Networks Design and Security 
  • Digital Communications 
  • Individual Project 
  • Wireless LANs and Mobile Computing 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    72

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General Requirements

  • 104 UCAS points, plus GCSE C English and Maths.
  • Your prior achievement in awarded qualifications
  • Predicted achievement in the qualifications you are currently studying
  • Personal statement or statement of purpose for evidence of your motivation and commitment to your subject
  • References about your academic potential and personal qualities
  • Details of time spent at another Higher Education institution, even if the course was not completed.

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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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
UK/EU students
  • Part-time students: £77 per taught credit
International 
  • Part-time students: £108 per taught credit

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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