Campus : Southampton
Start dates: September, Janunary.

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Students studying computer systems and networks have the opportunity to use industry standard facilities throughout their studies. Our EC Council certified security and networking labs feature a wide variety of equipment from Cisco (including Cisco Packet Tracer), Fluke and HP, as well as high-fidelity simulation systems like the market-leading Opnet. Students also have free access to our devices lab, where they can test their projects on a variety of different computing devices.

Students are able to select optional units in the third year of study. These units include communication signal processing and network management. Selecting optional units allows computing students to tailor their degree to an area they would like to progress into after graduation.gradpic

Employability is deeply embedded in this course, and students have the opportunity to study for the Cisco and Microsoft certification schemes alongside their regular studies. Employability skills are also taught throughout the programme, and students are supported to develop a range of transferable skills that include project management, problem solving and analytics.

Module Breakdown 

Here is some of the varied range of modules currently on offer:

Year 1

  • Routing and Switching
  • Network Applications
  • Introduction to Networks
  • Introduction to Computer Systems
  • Cybersecurity Essentials
  • Problem Solving through Programming

Year 2

  • Network Implementation
  • Data Communications and Networks
  • Communications Technology
  • Computer Architecture
  • Network Systems
  • Graduate and Professional Development

Year 3

  • Project
  • Computer Systems
  • Enterprise Computer Networks
  • Options:
    • Internet of Things
    • Cloud Computing
    • Network Management
    • Languages
    • Creative Business Start-up
    • Freelancing

Level 3 or equivalent qualifications are desirable. European and other International qualifications are accepted.
Offers are not solely based on academic results: Your skills, achievements and life experience are also taken into consideration. If you do not have any previous qualifications please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with your application.

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Funding options

This Undergraduate course qualifies for funding from the Student Finance England You would normally apply for this funding at the time of your application and this will cover the cost of your tuition fees and in addition to this you may also be eligible for maintenance loan and other grants. For more information visit Financial Support