What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
104-112 UCAS Tariff Points with minimum of 2 A2 subjects including a numerate subject (ICT included). Requires Pass in Science Practical (Science A level)
112 UCAS Tariff Points to include specific subjects - IT-related, Science or Engineering programmes
To include IT-related, Science or Engineering programmes
112 UCAS Tariff Points to include IT related, Science or Engineering programmes.
30 Points with 14 in Higher Level subjects, including subjects Engineering, Science or Technology
104-112 UCAS Tariff Points, from a minimum of 2 A2 subjects or equivalent
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104-112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers79%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial supportNot available
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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3 good reasons to study Computer Networks at Salford: •You will use industry-standard facilities and equipment to gain a real-world networking experience as well as developing skills to enhance your employment prospects •This course is linked to Salford's Cisco Networking Academy so you can take professional examinations •Taught by research active staff with a reputation established through more than two decades of teaching in this field There are very few industries now that do not rely on computer networks and our society's economic wellbeing depends increasingly on their continued functionality and development. This course will provide you with a systematic understanding of the field of computer networks, encompassing a range of perspectives including: the underlying principles of how they, and associated technologies, work; the way these principles are put into practice in industry-standard network products; and the practical aspects of running a mission-critical network within real organisations.
Year one modules may include: Introduction to Computers and Network Systems, Web Content Creation, Technologies in Context, Database Systems, Introduction to Windows Programming, Professional Development and Practices. Year two modules include: Mobile and Internet Television Streaming, Principles and Concepts of Network Technologies, Routing and Switching, Digital Communication Systems Group Design Project, Mobile Networking and Network Simulation, System Administration. Year three modules may include: Advanced Routing and Switching, The WAN and Global Networks, Business Practice and Employability, Information Security, Project for Computer Networks.
The University of Salford is hugely diverse and multicultural with a focus on practical experience and skills. We have fantastic connections with ITV and the BBC at the newly opened MediaCityUK complex, making for a highly engaging and creative student experience. The Students' Union has amazing opportunities in activities and volunteering and offers tonnes of support.
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2:1 or above
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