Computer Networking and Cloud Security at London Metropolitan University - UCAS

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Course summary

Why study this course? Welcome to the next step on your path to a career in computer networking and cloud security. Taught in our School of Computing and Digital Media, this course will equip you with the latest technical and practical knowledge of computer networks, along with the cloud and security technologies that are indispensable for both business and personal users. As you progress through this specialist programme you’ll acquire the skills to assess, plan, design and develop secure and reliable networks and systems. During your studies on this Computer Networking and Cloud Security BSc course you’ll learn 1. to secure systems from hardware and software vulnerabilities and organised hacking through a Cisco and Palo Alto based skills-set 2. prevention methods to both known and unknown attacks and the features of next generation firewalls, including user identification, data/URL filtering and denial of service prevention Supported by training in its theory, our practice-led approach makes use of the equipment and tools which are considered indispensable across the industry, which in turn best prepare you as you make a start on your career. This computer networking and cloud security undergraduate course will ensure you graduate with the relevant skills for your next job, but it doesn’t stop there. You’ll also have a range of stimulating optional modules to choose from. Then there’s our Network Academy, which provides the opportunity to gain additional professional qualifications (Cisco and Palo Alto certification). This degree is career-focused and vocational elements are integrated within the course content. With these skills you’ll hit the ground running to begin your career in the exciting and growing field of cyber security operations! More about this course Our Computer Networking and Cloud Security BEng combines theory with hands-on practice in our state-of-the-art networking and virtual laboratories. London Met is the proud home of the UK’s first ever Cisco Networking Academy and the first ever Palo Alto Networks regional academy. The course also incorporates Cisco CCNA, CCNA security, CCNA infrastructure security essentials, CCNA cyber operations and Palo Alto Gateway and infrastructure configuration – this industrial recognition will give you a competitive advantage, graduating with an abundance of sought-after and recognised certifications in addition to your degree. Throughout the course you will be supported by highly-qualified teaching staff who have strong links with industry.


Example Year 1 modules include: Communications Engineering; Computer Hardware and Software Architecture; Electronics Systems; Networking Concepts (CCNA1 and 2); Example Year 2 modules include: Hardware Infrastructure Security; LAN & WAN (CCNA 3 & 4); Network Operating Systems; Professional Issues, Ethics and Computer Law; Work Related Learning; Software Infrastructure Security; Example Year 3 modules include: Network Security 1 (CISCO); Network Security 2 (CISCO); Project; Next Gen Firewalls for Network and Cloud Security (Palo Alto); Cyber Security Operations (CCNA Cisco Cyber Ops); Wireless Networks (Cisco); Ethical Hacking; IoT Systems and Security.

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.

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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £2310 Module
Northern Ireland £2310 Module
Scotland £2310 Module
Wales £2310 Module
EU £4400 Module
International £4400 Module
Channel Islands £4400 Module
Republic of Ireland £4400 Module

Additional fee information

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things such as equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
Computer Networking and Cloud Security at London Metropolitan University - UCAS