Computer Networks and Cyber Security BSc (Hons)

Computer Networks and Cyber Security BSc (Hons)

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: January
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £12
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,500

Program overview

When you want to get hands-on with technology and really understand how everything connects, how to create games or protect data integrity, our range of specialist facilities will support you. On this course, you will be able to investigate, diagnose, apply fixes and protections to ensure that organisations can make the best use of their technology. You will have the opportunity to access state of the art facilities and equipment which will encourage your individual intellectual freedom and allow your creative vision to become a reality. You will have access to dedicated Computer Network Technology and Digital Security labs as well as open access computing areas which students can use during free periods and into the evenings and weekends. You will be taught by a range of academic staff who bring a wealth of professional experience from the Computer industry. Coupled with wider technical knowledge, whereby the staff have published work in prestigious authored journals, you will be taught the essential skills you need to succeed in your future career. In a dynamic learning environment with an expert team of staff, you will be taught theoretical and practical research skills such as information literacy, as well as problem solving skills around project management, self-directed learning and communication skills. You will develop an understanding of important research methods and approaches which could be directly relatable to the demands of future career.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • IELTS
International Foundation Programme OR 1st Year Undergraduate: Certificate of Secondary Education and an acceptable grade from a recognised Foundation programme - Average of 4 in Certificate of Secondary Education and all Bs in Foundation Programme OR First year of Bachelor degree/Bakalvr: minimum GPA 3/Satisfactory

Career opportunities

The course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary for graduate employment in computing and progression to further study if desired. Here at Northumbria, we know how valuable work experience can be in terms of giving you a head start in your career so we enable you to gain real-world experience on a yearlong professional placement in your third year on this course. Thanks to Northumbria’s excellent professional links, including strong relationships with leading corporate companies and the police, you could gain invaluable experience working in computing related employment in either the public or private sector. You will also have the opportunity to study abroad in your third year at a partner institution, enabling you to gain global perspective on your subject and boost your future career prospects.

Campus location

Newcastle , United Kingdom

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