Taught course

Computer Networking

University of Bedfordshire · Department of Computer Science and Technology

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree from a recognised higher education institution, or a minimum of five years relevant industrial work experience.

Months of entry

February, April, June, August, October, November

Course content

Increasing expectations of ‘anytime, anywhere’ access to network facilities (whether from desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet) means a constant demand for new networking protocols and technologies to keep up with the needs of a technologically reliant society. This course is designed to give you in-depth knowledge of wired, wireless and mobile technologies. You will develop the knowledge and technical skills required to design, implement, manage and secure different types of networks.

Key features

  • Each taught unit on this course will be delivered in a block mode of six weeks
  • Study in our modern STEM building, complete with the latest specialised computing equipment
  • This course is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute for IT

Career opportunities

You will gain practical skills that are much sought after in the business world. Career opportunities include IT and help-desk support; network technician or administrator; systems administrator; network engineer or architect; computer networking instructor; university academic or ICT teacher; or network infrastructure manager. Further study options include an MSc by Research, MPhil or PhD.

Areas of study may include:

  • Network systems and administration
  • Research methodologies and project management
  • Systems and network security
  • Wireless networking

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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