We take a focused approach to effective, integrated computer networks that are developed to meet the needs of modern society. With the computing industry evolving and being integral to people’s daily lives and businesses, we help you investigate the wide reaching influences computers and their technology have on the world, making your own contributions and finding your place in this industry.
You will cover the fundamental principles that are key to computing technology and meeting future needs, so that you can apply your knowledge of computer networks technology to the wider computing industry.
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.
This programmes provides a technical understanding of computer networking, distributed computing, data communications, mobile computing and multimedia technologies, and explores their relevance to industry and commerce. When you graduate, you will have developed your independent thinking and flexibility within computer networking, and communication. You will also have the opportunity to achieve CiscoTM CCNA and CCNA Security certificates.
Your first year will focus on fundamental principles such as computer systems, communications, problem solving, programming and internet technology. All Computing students study common modules at this stage, so that you can choose which specialism to focus on. In the second year you can choose the Computer Networks Engineering pathway to study computer networks, modern networks, internet programming, database technology and system design and development.
You will complete a group project in the second year, where you will be part of a small design team working to produce an innovative and bespoke solution to a real world challenge.
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 around DEE at A-Level or MPP 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.