University of Derby

201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2018
801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2018
Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

Computer Networks and Security with Foundation Year

INTRODUCTION This industry-recognised Computer Networks and Security degree gives you both the technical ability to build physical infrastructure and the software development skills to ensure it’s robust and secure. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE? It’s in touch with industry needs: we’re certified by CISCO and we’re also a member of the Microsoft IT Academy. This helps your employability – the latest national survey found that 100% of our Computer Networks and Security graduates were in work or further study within six months. Our facilities include a full range of wireless and conventional equipment by CISCO, D-Link, Linksys, Netgear and others. IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU? Do you want to become a successful networks or security specialist? Are you interested in building your experience with a year in industry? If so, this degree is perfect for you. HOW YOU WILL LEARN There’s a mixture of lectures, tutorials and laboratory work. OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES If you choose the optional year in industry, you could find yourself on placement with companies like Microsoft, IBM, Intel and BT, as previous students have. It’s a brilliant opportunity to gain experience, learn from leading network and security professionals, and transform your CV. CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY Several highly-publicised hacking incidents and breaches of security has led to a demand for graduates skilled in networks and security. Your wide range of abilities – developing, maintaining, securing and managing computer networks, as well as the engineering side of network protocol development and research – will make you suitable for a variety of computing careers.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science/BSc
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,750
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science/BSc
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,250
  • Qualification
    Foundation Certificate/Fd cert
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    1 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,750