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Computer Networking and Infrastructure Security (Including Foundation Year) BEng (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
January 2021
Virtual open day
Virtual open day
Virtual open day
Virtual open day

Program description

Computer Networking and Infrastructure Security (Including Foundation Year) BEng (Full-time)

Why study this course?

Our Computer Networking and Infrastructure Security (Including Foundation Year) BEng (Hons) degree has a built-in foundation year, designed to teach you the fundamental principles of computing and prepare you for the rest of your course. You will learn about the concepts of computer networking infrastructure, developing your technical expertise and opening up career opportunities for you in the computing industry.

In your foundation year you’ll gain skills across a variety of subjects including cyber security, logic and problem solving, communications engineering, programming and mathematics. These key skills will ensure you are fully prepared for the following three years of your course. This course shares a foundation year with a number of other foundation year degrees, so in Year 0 you’ll get to study with other students 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

  • Communications Engineering
  • Computer Hardware and Software Architectures
  • Electronics Systems
  • Networking Concepts (CCNA1 and 2)
  • Hardware Infrastructure Security
  • LAN & WAN (CCNA 3 & 4)
  • Network Operating Systems
  • Professional Issues, Ethics and Computer Law
  • Work Related Learning
  • Software Infrastructure Security
  • Network Security (CISCO)
  • Project
  • Wireless Networks (Cisco)
  • Ethical Hacking
  • IOT Technologies
  • Network and Cloud Security

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Scholarships & funding

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

Tuition fees

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


You’ll benefit from our impressive computer laboratories. London Met is home to the UK’s first-ever Cisco Networking Academy and this course incorporates the complete set of CCNA modules, meaning that you’ll graduate with additional Cisco certifications that are highly sought-after in the industry.

You'll graduate with a full undergraduate degree with the same title and award as those who studied the traditional three-year course.

Career opportunities

Several computing career paths will be available to you upon graduating from this degree. You could find employment in computer programming, computer engineering, administration or systems analysis among many others.

You could also choose to pursue postgraduate study to raise your earning potential and expand your career options.

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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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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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