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.
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
To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6,048||Whole course|