UCEN Manchester

Network Administration with Cloud Computing (Top-Up) UCEN Manchester Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Manchester Metropolitan University


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Course summary

TEF Silver

UCEN Manchester (The Manchester College) has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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On successful completion of a BSc (Hons) Network Administration with Cloud Computing (Top up) students will be able to:

• Autonomously research knowledge and skills in a chosen specialism (Virtual/Cloud Computing) in order to critique current methods and techniques.
• Identify relationships between differentiation of IAAS, PAAS, SAAS techniques and adapt the use of these in order to solve a problem.
• Critically review the implications, opportunities, limitations and risks of current developments in computer technology, to solve problems in a range of situations.
• Apply the professional, economic, social, environmental, moral and ethical issues involved in the sustainable exploitation of computer technology and adopt appropriate professional, ethical and legal practices.
• Produce a significant piece of work involving problem identification, the analysis, the design or the development of a system, with accompanying documentation.

Course details


To gain an honours degree in Network Administration with Cloud Computing, students will undertake 120 credits. This will include a 60 credit project. The project allows you to consolidate your previous learning and to develop those ideas and materials in a critical and analytical way. The project will demonstrate your ability to undertake a substantial piece of work. It will also be valuable as a showcase for your abilities and professional skills, and provide a solid preparation for postgraduate study. A variety of assessment methods are used, some modules may use coursework only or others may use a mix of course work and exams, group and individual projects.

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods are used and could be in the form of the following:

• Proposal presentation
• Literature review
• Dissertation
• Poster presentation
• Written report
• Case study assessment
• Hands on skills assessment.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N3C8
Institution code M10
Campus name Openshaw Campus
Campus code 7

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

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted

Foundation Degree in either Computer Network Management, Computer Network Security with Ethical Hacking or Computer System Support
HND in relevant subject

Consideration will be given for applicants who have significant industrial or academic experience but have no formal qualifications.

Additional entry requirements


Applicants are required to attend an interview and complete an assessment.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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UCEN Manchester
Ashton Old Road
M11 2WH

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UCEN Manchester Admissions Department

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+44 (0)1616741600