BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security (Sandwich) 48 months Undergraduate Program By Birmingham City University |Top Universities

BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security (Sandwich)

Program Duration

48 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Computer Science and Information SystemsMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Computer Science and Information Systems

Degree

BSc

Study Level

Undergraduate

Our Computer Networks and Security BSc (Hons) degree focuses on the practical needs of businesses that require high quality computer security and network security. You will study a well-rounded curriculum in computer network engineering, programming, server systems, security theory and practice, as well as management-level skills such as project and change management, in order to maximise your career potential. Our approach prioritises the practical skills sought by industry, backing this up with a thorough understanding of theory. You will learn the latest in computing and network and security technologies, backed by the opportunity to gain additional accreditation from Cisco and the Linux Professional Institute. Our course has a 96 per cent student satisfaction rating (National Student Survey, 2016), displaying the quality and clarity of our teaching. You’ll be based in Millennium Point at our City Centre Campus. In 2017, we are spending £8.7 million on improvements to our facilities so you’ll have even more access to dedicated, industry-standard equipment. We are also home to a Cisco Systems and a Microsoft Academy Centre – one of Microsoft’s top UK university-based academies. The course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). All accreditations will be renewed in accordance with the accreditor’s standard review process and subject to the University maintaining the same high standards of course delivery.

Program overview

Main Subject

Computer Science and Information Systems

Degree

BSc

Study Level

Undergraduate

Our Computer Networks and Security BSc (Hons) degree focuses on the practical needs of businesses that require high quality computer security and network security. You will study a well-rounded curriculum in computer network engineering, programming, server systems, security theory and practice, as well as management-level skills such as project and change management, in order to maximise your career potential. Our approach prioritises the practical skills sought by industry, backing this up with a thorough understanding of theory. You will learn the latest in computing and network and security technologies, backed by the opportunity to gain additional accreditation from Cisco and the Linux Professional Institute. Our course has a 96 per cent student satisfaction rating (National Student Survey, 2016), displaying the quality and clarity of our teaching. You’ll be based in Millennium Point at our City Centre Campus. In 2017, we are spending £8.7 million on improvements to our facilities so you’ll have even more access to dedicated, industry-standard equipment. We are also home to a Cisco Systems and a Microsoft Academy Centre – one of Microsoft’s top UK university-based academies. The course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). All accreditations will be renewed in accordance with the accreditor’s standard review process and subject to the University maintaining the same high standards of course delivery.

Admission requirements

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