Computer Networks and Security with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)
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Computer Networks and Security with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Derby

With computer security breaches and hacking incidents hitting the headlines on a regular basis, there is an urgent demand for highly skilled professionals who can deliver effective solutions. We offer a foundation year as part of this degree to put you on the path to a career in this increasingly important field.

  • Become part of a new generation of network and security specialists
  • Study an industry-recognised CISCO Certified Network Associate syllabus
  • Learn from experienced computer network specialists and ex-industry professionals
  • Work in our Network Development Suite, complete with a full range of wireless and conventional equipment
  • Take an optional placement year to gain invaluable industry experience: our students have broadened their professional horizons with major names like Microsoft, IBM, Intel and BT
  • Get involved in far-reaching projects such as the ALICE experiment, on which we are working in partnership with leading organisations at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research
  • Realise your career ambitions: 100% of graduates from our full-time course were in work or further study six months after completing their studies (Unistats)

You can also take the BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security without a foundation year. Find out more.

Our BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security delivers the knowledge and skills that the industry is looking for, giving you a distinct advantage in the job market.

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
I12F UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

UCAS points

  • 72 (up to 16 from AS-levels)

Specific requirements at A-level

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Specific requirements at GCSE

  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification

IELTS

  • 6.0 (with 5.5 in each skills area)

Interview / Audition

  • N/A

Portfolio

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