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Networks and Cybersecurity
Networks and Cybersecurity BSc (Hons)
Networks and Cybersecurity BSc (Hons)

Networks and Cybersecurity BSc (Hons)

  • ID:US440028
  • Level:3-Year Undergraduate Advanced Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£11,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£4,000.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£11,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£4,000.00
Estimated Total/program:
£46,500.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • We accept a maximum of 6 points from Level 3 Key Skills qualifications.
  • Please note we do not accept AS/A Level General Studies.
  • We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a GCSE which has a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.

English requirements

If English is not your first language you should have at least one of the following qualifications (or equivalent) as a minimum.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

You need an overall score of 6.0, with at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) will also be accepted if the applicant’s element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS. After 6 April 2015, you must take your IELTS exams at one of the test centres listed on the UKVI website.

  • Pearson Test of English Academic

You need an overall score of 56 with no less than 51 in each skill.

  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)

You need grade C or above.

  • Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE)

You need grade C or above.

  • O-Level English Language or GCSE English Language

You need grade C or above (UK Exam board).

  • Malaysian SPM 1119

You need grade 6 or above (only grades 1, 2 or 3 are acceptable for Law).

  • Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) II

You need Merit or Distinction.

  • Degree in English

If you have another qualification not listed above, contact the International Office for advice. If you do not have the necessary level of English you may need to take one of the University's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) University Preparation Courses before you begin your course.

Other requirement

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Course Information

Networks and Cybersecurity blends academic rigour with practical skills and incorporates the Cisco Certified Network Associate curriculum for small and medium-sized networks.

You will develop both practical skills in designing and building networks, as well as expertise in five key areas of network management: fault, configuration, accounting, performance and security. For each of these, you will learn about available protocols and how to analyse different models and standards.

At the same time, the course covers all the fundamentals of computing. Topics include web applications, database systems, programming and software development.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the further learning academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional
  • We have an integrative and holistic approach to the first year of our computing courses. You’ll be taught the fundamentals of computing alongside students from other courses in the School of Computer Science. This course structure allows you to easily change courses at the end of the first year, should a different computer science route appeal to you. For example, you may begin studying BSc (Hons) Networks and Cybersecurity, but then show a greater aptitude for cybersecurity and decide to change to BSc (Hons) Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
  • Accredited by BCS on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for a Chartered Engineer
  • According to the National Student Survey 2018, our Computer Science courses are in the top 25% in the UK for Learning opportunities, Assessment and feedback, Academic support, Organisation and management, and Learning Resources

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