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Computing and IT (Communications and Networking) (Q62-CNET) Open University Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: The Open University

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Course summary

In this specialist route through our BSc (Hons) Computing and IT (Q62), you’ll gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of communications technologies. You’ll achieve a sound understanding of the principles of hardware and systems-based technologies, and the ability to apply your knowledge and skills in a broad range of industries and organisations. As a Cisco Academy, The Open University offers the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) (CCENT and CCNA) curriculum, which provides the knowledge, understanding, and skills needed to configure a LAN/WAN using Cisco equipment.

Key features of the course

  • Provides opportunities for hands-on experience of configuring networks through day schools

  • Gives you an insight into the possibilities and constraints of modern communications technology

  • Upon completion of the Cisco CCNA® curriculum, puts you in a position to take CCNA certification, a widely recognised advanced work-based qualification

  • Accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT

  • Quality assured by the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE)

  • Registration is expected to open in March 2020 for courses starting from October 2020.

Course details

Modules

This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits.

In Stage 1 ,you'll study three 30-credit computing and IT modules and a 30-credit mathematics module. In Stage 2, you'll study four 30-credits modules in the specialist area of communications and networking. In Stage 3, you'll study two 30-credit modules in the specialist area of communications and networking; chose a 30 credit module from a range of options; and a 30-credit project module.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £18,072 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6,048 Whole course
Scotland £6,048 Whole course
Wales £6,048 Whole course

Additional fee information

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MK7 6BJ


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