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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Economic well-being increasingly depends on functionality and the development of its technological networks. With a professionally-accredited BSc (Hons) Computer Networks degree from Salford, you’ll learn to manage sophisticated technology and develop solutions to shape the next generation of networks**.Computer networks are transforming society, with cloud platforms, social networks and multimedia streaming influencing our daily lives and business operations. With many industries now dependent on their performance, coupled with a shortage of networking and IT professionals, our specialised three-year course will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence ready to launch a successful career.Based at our exciting MediaCityUK campus, a short tram ride from bustling central Manchester, our Computer Networks degree provides a practical and theoretical understanding of networks, how they work, and how they are applied. Accredited by the British Computer Society, you’ll be educated to the highest professional standards, studying real-world relevant modules developed in consultation with BBC, BT and Cisco. You'll apply theory and practice to develop a comprehensive knowledge base. You’ll understand Python, Linux and database systems and specialise in penetration testing, advanced routing and mobile networking. You’ll also explore Internet of Things (IoT), the Wide Area Networks (WAN) and global information security. You will learn by undertaking both independent activities and group design projects. Salford has strong industry connections and we advocate real-world learning. We will encourage you take an additional placement year in industry to apply what you’ve learnt and develop further skills. As a Network Academy Centre, delivering professional Cisco Certified Network Associate course materials, you’ll also have the opportunity to become CCNA certified, further enhancing your career prospects once you graduate.Features• Obtain a broad understanding of the field of computing with a core specialism in networks• Acquire programming skills, with a critical awareness of selecting and managing appropriate software• Develop a systematic understanding of computer networks, how they function and perform• Understand the security implications of globally-connected internet-based systems • Gain Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification alongside your degree

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

The University of Salford is a global institution, with over 3,000 international students from 150 countries studying at its historic campus near Manchester.
Salford is part of Greater Manchester: a friendly, diverse, affordable city region in the UK with many placement, internship and part-time work opportunities.
The University of Salford has awarded many scholarships over the last five years to support high-achieving international students from around the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    132 55%

    50th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    52nd

    10

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