To succeed in the design, implementation and management of networked computer system and mobile communications, you need a grounding in theory and practice, which this degree provides. You'll have the opportunity to learn about networks and how they work in large organisations. It will provide you with a detailed understanding of how the communications and networking involved in large computer installations operate to underpin a system's ability to deliver what is required. The course is vendor neutral, giving you practical experience in a range of technologies (including Microsoft and Cisco) and is excellent preparation for specialist networking and computer systems roles. • • Why study Computer Systems (Networks) at Nottingham Trent University? • • • We’ve got an excellent employability record. Over 96% of NTU graduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving. • We’re one of the top universities for offering placements. All courses offer the opportunity to get work experience giving you the real-life experience employers are looking for. Recent placements include Vauxhall, Walt Disney, IBM, Rolls Royce and Microsoft. • We’re delivering research with impact – our Computing and Technology staff contribute to research activity in a number of areas. NTU has recently been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research – the highest award achievable. • We provide innovative courses. We hold accreditations from the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, guaranteeing that our courses are relevant to industry. • We have inspiring learning environments. You’ll also have access to specialist centres which have facilities including games console labs, networking and security labs, human-interactive technology and stereo-projection.