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Computing (Computer Networks and Cybersecurity) (BSc)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Swansea
English
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Program description

Computing (Computer Networks and Cybersecurity)

The networks enable us to live, work, communicate and move freely without boundaries. This programme was developed to teach you the essential skills that are required to start a career in networking or cyber security.

This programme aims to provide a thorough knowledge and skills in the specialist area of networking. Students will use their expertise to design, implement and troubleshoot complex network infrastructures. The School is a Cisco Academy, an Academy Support Centre and an Instructor Training Centre. The School has been delivering Cisco Networking Academy programme since 1999.

The undergraduate programme is blended with Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) curriculum. Cisco is the world’s leading network device manufacturer and the CCNA is a prominent professional qualification in the networking industry.

Admission requirements

BSc Computing (Computer Networks and Security)

104 UCAS tariff points (previously 260) to include:

  • Two C grades at A-Level/AVCE; or
  • BTEC National Diploma grades Pass, Pass, Pass; or
  • BTEC National Certificate grades Merit, Pass; or
  • NVQ Level 3 - Pass

Please note that subjects at Advanced Level should/may include ICT, Computing, Maths, Physics or similar.

GCSE Maths Grade 4 (previously C) or above is preferred.

For more information, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1 modules - BSc

  • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems
  • Data Analysis and Visualisation
  • Introduction to Web and Database Concepts
  • Learning in the Digital Era
  • Networks and Cyber Security Essentials
  • Software Development

Year 2 modules - BSc

  • Advanced Networking
  • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation
  • Computer Forensics
  • Data Security and Compliance
  • Network Operating Systems and Services
  • Network Programmability

Year 3 modules - BSc

  • Independent Project
  • Advanced Cyber Security
  • Emerging Trends
  • Enterprise Networking, Security and Automation
  • Switching, Routing and Wireless

Scholarships & funding

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

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for 2021/2022: £13,500

Career opportunities

The programme emphasises four key themes within Computer Networking: routing and switching, emerging network technologies, network design, and security.

Graduates will be able to undertake a range of tasks associated with networking in organisations and will be capable of developing sophisticated solutions to networking problems.

It is anticipated that graduates in the field of computer networks (CN) would be able to find employment in a number of different areas of CN, including routing and switching, network design, and security.

It is expected that graduates would seek positions such as:

  • Network Administrators
  • Network Associates
  • Network Engineers
  • System Administrator

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About this institute

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

UWTSD is the oldest University in Wales and was founded in 1822. It has campuses in rural and city locations in the UK. The University’s main campuses are situated in various locations in and around Swansea’s city centre as well...


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University of Wales Trinity Saint David

College Road Carmarthen
SA31 3EP Carmarthen Carmarthenshire
United Kingdom

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www.uwtsd.ac.uk


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