Network Engineering (Systems Administration) - Foundation Degree
Course Code: IH1HE07
UCAS Code: GH46
Recent years have witnessed the emergence of a technical skills gap in the IT industry, caused by the marked lack of appropriate higher level qualifications. The BSc (Hons) and Foundation Degree programmes in Network Engineering (Systems Administration) aim to redress the balance. They provide students with a trusted route through to their chosen career and employers with the technical experts needed to positively impact their business. A winning combination of technical and transferable skills equips graduates to take up positions as technicians, senior administrators or managers within the IT and related industries. The CISCO-specific content of the course enhances graduates’ employability further.
A minimum of 64 UCAS points (previously 160) in an appropriate discipline. Applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant work/life skills or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis.
96 UCAS points from any level 3 Computing/IT, Computer Science or Technology Qualification. Applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant work/life skills or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis.
Modules and Assessment
Teaching and Learning Methods
Teaching and learning differs for each module, with practical units incorporating a final assignment. The programme content is delivered via informal lectures, tutor-led whole group discussions, student presentations, technical workshops, computer laboratory activities, group work, group and individual research and seminars.
Work Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of higher education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
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