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Solihull College & University Centre

Computer Networking & Security

UCAS Code: 006G

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

A*,A*,A*,A*-E,E,E,E

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2019

Our degree in Computer Networking & Security aims to equip students with the knowledge, technical expertise and professional skills that will enhance their prospects of gaining employment in the field of networking and security, the course will provide them with academic skills to continue their education at postgraduate level.

Modules

Year 1 Introduction to Networking and Security (20 credits) Computer Architecture (20 credits) Group Project Year 1 (20 credits) Database Design and Development (20 credits) Routing and Switching (20 credits) Year 2 Enterprise Infrastructure (20 credits) Cyber Security 1 (20 credits) Cloud Computing (20 credits) Project Year 2 (20 credits) Network Management (20 credits) Wireless Technology (20 credits) Year 3 Dissertation Project (40 credits) Innovation and Emerging Technologies (20 credits) Cyber Security 2 (20 credits) Group Project Year 3 (Running an Enterprise) (20 credits) Networking Strategy (20 credits)

Assessment methods

Students are mainly assessed by a combination of coursework assignments and practical tasks. The majority of the assessment is individual; however there are requirements within some modules for group activities. The aim of the course is that at the end of each year you demonstrate your learning by resolving practical networking problems that can be resolved as group project. This approach allows for reflection of knowledge gained and applies individual experiences within a collaborative team environment.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,000
per year
England
£6,000
per year
EU
£6,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,000
per year
Scotland
£6,000
per year
Wales
£6,000
per year

Extra funding

Solihull College & University Centre will be offering both Academic Scholarships and Bursaries for students applying to study either full time or part time courses from September 2018. Please see our website for further information https://www.solihull.ac.uk/uni-level-learner/student-services/

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Course location:

Solihull College & University Centre

Department:

Computing

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