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Computer Networking and Cyber Security (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
London
English
January 2021
Virtual open day
12/8/2020
Virtual open day
1/13/2021

Program description

Computer Networking and Cyber Security (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) (Full-time)

Why study this course?

Our four-year Computer Networking and Cyber Security BSc (Including Foundation Year) (Hons) degree provides an alternative route into higher education if you don’t have the necessary qualifications to start an undergraduate degree in computer networking or cyber security.

You will be taught within the Cyber Security Research Centre, which is a dedicated collaborative facility launched in 2018 to bring our industry partners into the University. You will be exposed to live projects from a variety of industries from within the fintech, cyber security and digital forensic businesses.

This course will equip you with the theoretical and practical skills necessary to protect computer systems, physical environments and technologies, as well as find solutions to real security challenges. These skills will help you to succeed in the cyber security industry.

This course will help you to specialise in the network and application security of modern hardware and software systems. In the foundation year you’ll focus on learning the core principles of cyber security, robotics and internet of things, mathematics and programming.

The skills you gain in this foundation year will fully prepare you for the practical and theoretical study in the following three years of the course.The foundation year of this course is shared with a number of other cyber security-related degrees, so in Year 0 you’ll have classmates who are interested in a variety of different specialisms.

Admission requirements

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

  • At least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma)
  • English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent eg, Functional Skills at Level 2).

If you meet the UCAS points criteria but obtained a D/3 in English and/or Maths at GCSE you may be offered a University test in these areas.

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


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Program content

  • Cyber Security Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Robotics and Internet of Things
  • Mathematics
  • Programming
  • 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

Graduating from this degree will give you the technological knowledge needed to work as a cyber security engineer, software security officer, ethical hacker, web developer or security consultant.

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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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