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Prepare to become a successful specialist network engineer on this Computer Network Engineering degree. You’ll learn to specify and build network components and physical infrastructure.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
This Computer Network Engineering degree covers emerging technologies, such as the Internet of Things and networked embedded systems. Content certified by the industry giant CISCO is also integrated into the course. Both these features will help your employability but if you want to put yourself further ahead, you can also choose to take a year in industry and amass valuable experience.
IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?
Choose this course if you want to gain an in-depth understanding of network design and the engineering side of network components.
HOW YOU WILL LEARN
There will be a mixture of lectures, tutorials and laboratory work. Our facilities include a full range of wireless and conventional equipment by CISCO, D-Link, Linksys, Netgear and others. You will also be taught in our specialist electronics laboratories which include a range of customised Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design facilities and an embedded systems lab.
OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES
CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY
Thanks to the rapid growth of smart embedded devices, mobile devices and the Internet of Things (IoTs), the skills you’ll learn on this Computer Network Engineering degree are in very high demand. Suitable careers include computer security, networks and computer systems design and management, as well as electronic design and research.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|