Our specialist Computer Networks Engineering degree gives you the technical understanding of computer networking, wireless and advanced network technologies, artificial intelligence design, data communications, mobile computing and multimedia technologies, while also learning their relevance to industry and commerce. This degree develops your independent thinking and flexibility within computer networking, mobile applications programming and the communications sector of computing.
Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. We’ve created the Northampton Employment Promise because we are so confident that if you focus on your studies and complete one of our awards you’ll be highly employable by the time you graduate. Putting you in a great position to secure employment or continue your studies.
Computer Networks play an important role in today’s society and there is a growing demand for reliable, interactive computer networks. The industry impacts people’s daily lives, from home to big industries, all around the world. You will investigate the wide reaching influences that computers and computing technology has on the world, whilst also making your own contributions to help you find your place within the industry.
During your first year you will share common modules with all computing students, giving you the flexibility in your second and third year. These modules will cover the fundamental computing principles including computer systems, software engineering, problem solving, programming and internet technology.
In year two and three, you will specialise on computer networks, modern networks, networking planning and programming, as well as mobile computing. You will also have the opportunity to achieve CiscoTM, CCNA and CCNA security certificates and work on a group project. In your second year you will work on and group project and an individual dissertation in your final year.
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.
A wide range of assessment tools are used including essays, reports and end of year examinations.
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)
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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 or above. We welcome international applicants and applications from those with a range of non-traditional educational or professional qualifications.