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Networks and Cybersecurity with Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Sunderland

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UCAS CODE: I120

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Sir Tom Cowie Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This is a four-year version of our BSc (Hons) Networks and Cybersecurity course, with an integrated foundation year. Master the knowledge needed to become a network engineer or manager. Immerse yourself in Cisco systems and topics such as cyber security, ethical hacking and virtual networks. Graduate with the skills to work in a range of careers in an ever-evolving and increasingly important sector.In the first year – the foundation year – you will study five modules: Essential Study Skills; Maths; Foundation module; Project; and Subject Specialism.. After completion of this foundation year, you will then move onto the Networks and Cybersecurity honours degree course. The course blends academic rigour with practical skills and incorporates the Cisco Certified Network Associate curriculum for small and medium-sized networks.This course has a strong focus on computer network technologies. You will develop both practical skills in designing and building networks, as well as expertise in five key areas of network management: fault, configuration, accounting, performance and security. For each of these, you will learn about available protocols and how to analyse different models and standards.At the same time, the course covers all the fundamentals of computing. Topics include web applications, database systems, programming and software development.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 110 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    111 47%

    89th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    92nd

    74

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