United Kingdom

Southampton Solent University

East Park Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 0YN, United Kingdom

Southampton Solent University

Computer Networks & Web Design (International only - January)

Would you like to improve your English language and academic skills before progressing onto a full undergraduate degree programme? This course aims to fully prepare those who speak English as a second language for full-time study on one of Southampton Solent University’s specialist degree programmes. Part of a range of extended degree programmes for students whose first language is not English, this foundation year helps learners to reach a standard broadly equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of IELTS 5.5 in each language skill component) before starting undergraduate studies. Using our multimedia facilities and language centre, students will have the chance to tailor their English language studies to suit the subject they will later study at degree level. Solent University is proud to offer students a supportive learning environment. Face to face academic support is complemented by 24/7 access to our virtual learning environment. Students also benefit from access to our dedicated language centre, which offers a range of interactive resources designed to aid second language study. Thinking of studying for a degree here in the UK? This foundation year will help you transition into academic life as smoothly as possible, improving your language, research and communication skills as you begin to learn about your chosen subject area. Successful completion of the International Foundation Year will provide a pathway to study the degree BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Web Design. This hands-on degree, accredited by the British Computer Society, can help you to build an in-depth understanding of both front and back-end technologies and prepare you for a challenging career in the information technology industry. The computer networks and web design programme at Southampton Solent offers learners the opportunity to gain practical networking and web design skills. This broad learning base helps graduates go on to a range of careers in the information technology industry including web design, network development and solutions architecture. Employability is a key focus of this course – past students have had the chance to work on live briefs as part of their regular studies. Students are also encouraged to study for Cisco and Microsoft certification alongside their degree, giving them an edge over uncertified graduates. Think a career in computer networking might be for you? With plenty of opportunities to build a web design portfolio and use industry standard networking facilities, Southampton Solent’s professionally accredited computer networks and web design programme can help you develop the skills you’ll need to succeed.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-01-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Southampton
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £10,000