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Computer Networks (with Placement year) BSc (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Networks and their security are an increasingly important global issue. Up for the challenge? Our Computer Networks degree gets you straight into the lab, using advanced software and virtual networks. You’ll study in Cambridge, in the heart of Silicon Fen, where you can connect with local employers through an optional placement year. As a Cisco Network Academy for more than 10 years, our industry links ensure you’ll be equipped to meet the needs of the fast-changing computer world.Learn to design, configure, install, manage and support networks in organisations of all sizes, from the relatively small to the multinational.We’ll begin by studying computer architecture, design principles and programming before exploring the design and implementation of small-scale and enterprise-wide computer networks, and learning about converged voice/data networks.There’s plenty of opportunity for practical work, including modelling networks and using advanced simulation tools to analyse performance. We’ll also demonstrate the importance of security in network design and critically discuss the relevant ethical and legal issues.Our stand-alone network lets you safely experiment with building complex networks. You’ll learn to install and configure hardware, operating systems and software. We have Apple Mac Pro computers with dual boot (Windows/Mac OS X), featuring a wide range of CAD, database design and web software. Our virtual network lab means you can access our networking devices from anywhere at any time.When you graduate, you can apply for certification at Associate (CCNA) and Professional levels (CCNP) with Cisco Systems, the leading manufacturer of networking equipment.You have the option to take a placement year as part of your degree.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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UCAS Points : 104

from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent).

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Anglia Ruskin University

  • University League Table

    113th

  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    104th out of 110

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    100 42%

    102nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    89th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    62nd

    10

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