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Computer Networks with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**• Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.• Become a highly motivated and competent specialist with a substantial theoretical and practical skillset.• Gain the skills to design a computer network infrastructure, administer, manage and maintain computer network systems which meet the needs of organisations.Computer networks provide the supporting infrastructure for the global internet. National and international businesses as well as home users need computer networks to function securely, efficiently and cost effectively.You will learn the theory and technical skills to be able to graduate as a network engineering specialist, ready for a career as a developer, designer, manager or administrator of these highly complex networked systems.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) Computer Networks course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other computing foundation year students, then move on to the degree.Case study and problem solving activities, often in groups, allow you to deepen your understanding through an active learning approach.Problem solving is a key component of many activities and you are encouraged to be a reflective learner in preparation for life long learning.You are closely supported and monitored by module leaders and the course team to ensure the required skills are developed. You learn through• lectures• tutorials• practical lab sessionsIn the foundation year, you’ll build on your existing knowledge and experience — developing useful academic, computing and IT skills in preparation for undergraduate study. You’ll benefit from innovative course content that allows you to access and use cutting-edge technology. Throughout, you’ll reflect on your progress, and build valuable communication and interpersonal skills.**Applied learning****Work placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.You are supported by placement tutors, and a faculty placement team through the process of successfully getting a placement and then while on placement.Networking opportunitiesThroughout the final year there are numerous opportunities for you to engage with career management, career fairs and workshops, employer presentations, visits, and professional advisors.Opportunities for further study and professional certifications like CCNA and/or CCNA security are available as well as opportunities to engage in research and funded projects after graduation.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,650per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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UCAS Points : 80

This must include at least one A level or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:CDD at A Level.MMP in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    120 50%

    77th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    69th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    20th

    31

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