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Network and Security Technologies

Newcastle College
2 years
Foundation / Pathway program
On campus
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Program description

Awarded by: Newcastle College Group

If you’re interested in how the internet works and what the latest communication technologies are, then this is the course for you. Whilst studying you will learn the principles of network infrastructure, how information is transferred securely through voice over IP, video calling and mobile phone data, to create functioning networks. You will develop skills that will enable you to build and configure small to enterprise networks, including network security and virtualisation. The course also embeds the Cisco Certified Network Associate industry qualifications. As part of our work-ready guarantee, you will be given student membership of the British Computer Society (BCS) allowing you to participate in continuing professional development activities and events, you will also benefit from workshops and masterclasses from industry to enrich your learning. Throughout the course you will be encouraged to undertake work placements and manage live projects from industry giving you valuable work experience to help you to secure employment upon graduation. This course offers an exciting route into the network and communications industry where you could become a network engineer, network architect or server administrator. Academic progression is available via our one-year BSc (Hons) Applied Computing (Top-up) or BSc (Hons) Applied Computing (Networking) (Top-Up) degree.

Admission requirements

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Here at Newcastle College we are positioned at the heart of the region's business community to ensure that the future generation of talent receive training which is up to date with the requirements of employers. We offer a breadth of...

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