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Computer Networking and Cyber Security BSc (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
London
English
Virtual open day
10/22/2020
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10/27/2020
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Program description

Computer Networking and Cyber Security BSc (Full-time)

Why study this course?

Our Computer Networking and Cyber Security BSc (Hons) degree will teach you how to prevent and detect cyber security breaches from hacking as well as fraud against networks, information, applications, businesses and other systems that rely on technology.

You’ll take classes in our cutting-edge and secure-environment computer and cyber security laboratories, which are part of our Cisco Networking Academy and Cyber Security Research Centre. With professional accreditation from the British Computer Society, this career-focused course will equip you with the theoretical and practical key skills and experience necessary to protect computer systems, physical environment and technologies and find solutions to real security challenges. These skills will help you build a successful career in the cyber security industry.

Cyber security is a growing and fundamental discipline due to the high increase of sophisticated cyber-attacks.

Admission requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • A minimum of grades BB or CCE (or a minimum of 80 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma/Diploma; or Advanced Diploma; or Progression Diploma; or Access to HE Diploma of 60 credits)
  • English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above

If you do not have traditional qualifications or cannot meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing our Computer Networking and Cyber Security (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) degree.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Communications Engineering
  • Fundamentals of Computing
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Networking Concepts (CCNA1 and 2)
  • Programming
  • LAN & WAN (CCNA 3 & 4)
  • Networks and Operating Systems
  • Professional Issues, Ethics and Computer Law
  • Risk, Crisis and Security Management
  • Security in Computing
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Network Security (CISCO)
  • Project
  • Creating a Winning Business 2
  • Work Related Learning II
  • Digital Crime Investigation
  • Distributed and Internet Systems
  • Network and Cloud Security

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £12,700 per year

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Career opportunities

You’ll complete this course ready to pursue a career in computer networking and/or cyber security, or within the wider IT industry. Previous graduates have gone on to find employment as data analysts at companies such as CACI and Cisco Systems.

Potential employers include cybercrime investigation companies, government agencies and the police force, as well as national and international organisations that need protection against digital crime.

Throughout the course, you’ll have the opportunity to attend regular student enterprise workshops, where you’ll have the chance to network with potential employers. You’ll also be able to gain valuable work experience through our optional work placement module.

This course is also an excellent preparation for further study or research.

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London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...


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Contact info

London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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http://www.londonmet.ac.uk

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