University of Northampton

Networking courses

University of Northampton

Duration : 3 Years
Intake : Sep
Level : Undergraduate
Tuition & fees: £ 12,500
IELTS : 6.0
PTE : 0

Computing (computer Networks Engineering) Beng (hons) / Meng

About this course

Computer networks are integral to everything, from home life to globally recognised brands. This programme gives you a technical understanding of computer networking, distributed computing, artificial intelligence design, data communications, mobile computing and multimedia technologies, whilst also learning their relevance to industry and commerce.

Course Highlights

  • Acquisition of highly relevant vocational skills.
  • Student Support Initiative.
  • Emphasis on practical learning.
  • Integrated Masters programme available.

HP Laptop and software included with this course.

Course Details

When you graduate from our degree, you will have developed your independent thinking and flexibility within computer networking, mobile applications programming and the communications sectors of computing. You will have opportunities to reinforce your theoretical knowledge through practical work in our computer facilities.

The integrated postgraduate element of this course expands your technical expertise while developing your awareness of the business context in which computing sits. There is an industry focus, giving you the opportunity to work towards professional qualifications, allowing you to become a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Cisco Certifies Network Professional (CCNP). You will study three modules and complete a dissertation.

Methods of Learning

You will be taught through a variety of activities and problem solving challenges, so that you can apply your theoretical knowledge. Being able to analyse problems, implement statistical methods, research solutions and apply them in new ways are all skills that are highly valued in the computing industry. When you finish this course you will be an independent thinker, capable of tackling challenges and diverse tasks.


For the initial BEng (Hons) qualification, a wide range of assessment tools are used including essays, reports, and end of year examinations. For the subsequent MEng portion of the qualification assessment takes the form of:

  • coursework
  • oral presentations
  • group work
  • practical reports
  • critical reviews
  • a substantial independent research dissertation


EU and International Scholarships

We’re committed to offering the opportunity to study in the UK to the best and brightest students from around the world.

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…

The Reid Science and Engineering Bursary

The Reid Science and Engineering Bursary supports a small number of undergraduate students who are studying a full-time three year BSc or BEng in Environmental…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

Duration : 3 Years
Intake : Sep
Level : Undergraduate
Tuition & fees : £ 12,500
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)
Tuition & fees :
₹ 1,125,000
£ 12,500
Total :
₹ 1,125,000
£ 12,500
Course eligibility

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer could be BCC at A-Level or DMM at BTEC. Applicants will be expected to have achieved GCSE Mathematics (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or above. We welcome international applicants and applications from students with a range of non-traditional educational or professional qualifications.

For information on how to apply to study with us, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
    for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

IELTS : 6.0
PTE : 0

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