Network Engineering (Cyber Security) - Foundation Degree
Course Code: IH1HE08
UCAS Code: II12
The BSc (Hons) and Foundation Degree programmes in Network Engineering (Cyber Security) have been developed to provide the technical and professional skills required by the IT, technical and networking industries. On the technical side these broadly incorporate networking/hardware skills, skills to embed security within systems, along with infrastructures, and configuration and maintenance skills for server-based solutions. Transferable skills include the ability to work independently and with others, the ability to take instruction and work to deadlines, adaptability, creativity, along with communication and problem solving skills.
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.
Read our tuition fees guide.