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Computer Networks and Security with foundation BSc (Hons)

University of Bolton

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    G481

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    128th

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    108th

    2 (Computer Science)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    107

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    63

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.99

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

From hacking to espionage, user error to equipment malfunction – organisations rely on talented and well-qualified professionals to keep their data safe. Our BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security with Foundation offers the applied skills and understanding needed for a career helping to keep the modern world running smoothly.Recent news reports reveal data breaches at large corporations and some people say the age of cyber-warfare has already begun. The need for talented, professional and ingenious computer network and security professionals has never been greater. Governments, organisations and individuals rely on being able to store and access information securely and efficiently, and our BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security with Foundation offers an excellent preparation for a career in this field.The foundation year is the first year of this degree, offering an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of computing, programming, logic and problem solving. It’s designed to prepare you for degree level study.Our dedicated staff will support you to develop the strong understanding and practical know-how vital to protect data against all possible sources of disruption, at all times. Focusing on the design, configuration, management and support of all types of computer networks, we’ll guide you as you gain valuable hands-on experience with a range of industry-standard hardware and software.We’ll also support you to gain vital academic and lifelong learning skills so that you are well prepared to research new technologies, apply your knowledge in new ways, and keep abreast of innovations and enhancements in the computer networks and security industry throughout your career.

Entry Requirements

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UCAS Tariff

Grades / Points

48

Details

Your Level 3 subjects must include a technology related subject; for instance, A-level Computing or BTEC Extended Diploma in Computing. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including Mathematics, Science and a technology/computing subject.To help you understand what UCAS points are equivalent to, in terms of grades, please visit the University of Bolton’s webpage below for some examples of grades from popular qualifications: https://www.bolton.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/ucas-tariff/

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

128th

About this University

The University of Bolton is in the heart of one of the largest towns in the UK – Bolton – a thriving and friendly place with a big heart. Travel connections to cities such as Liverpool and Leeds are excellent, and Manchester is just a 20-minute train journey away. The Lake District, West Pennine Moors and Yorkshire Dales are all within easy reach, and the bright lights of Blackpool are just an hour away. Students here have plenty of options for both work and play!

Address

University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

Deane Road

Bolton

BL3 5AB

UNITED KINGDOM