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Course starts: 07 October 2024Apply now
This course will equip you with the knowledge and abilities to embark on a career in a networking environment, working in large enterprises and for service providers. You will be provided with a solid grounding in advanced routing, telecommunications and cyber security, so that you can contribute to the efficient operation and management of complex networks and network services.
You will graduate as a competent network practitioner with a range of up-to-date skills and experience, covering in-demand technologies. The course will provide you with a high level of networking and transferable skills so you are ready for a number of career paths and are highly employable and attractive to local, regional and national companies.
The course will be taught using a variety of methods including lectures, interactive lectorials, lab-based practicals, classroom-based seminars and group problem solving sessions, case studies, guest expert lectures, one-to-one and group supervision and online learning.
The majority of assessments will be through practical coursework but you can also expect some written assessments and an occasional time-constrained assessment.
Introduces a variety of research approaches and examines how to specify and contextualise a research problem, collect data, analyse and present data, and evaluate the methodology adopted.
The module aims to provide you with the opportunity to develop your abilities in solution development.
In this module you will learn how to analyse the range of tradeoffs in balancing the security properties of confidentiality, integrity and availability. You will also learn how to select the appropriate tools and techniques to address and manage concepts of risk, threats, vulnerabilities and potential attacks.
The module begins with a detailed study of the current exterior gateway protocol that manages the routing of IP traffic over the Internet. You will learn how service providers and other multi-homed organisations use this protocol to support their routing policies.
This module moves from analogue principles to digital telephony, VOIP, packetized voice, GSM and converged networks. You will have an opportunity to build a fully converged modern telecommunications system.
Develop knowledge and understanding of delivering maximum value to a business in its use of IT and IT processes.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
We don’t currently display entry requirements for United States. Please contact the Student Admin team on email@example.com or 0191 515 3154.
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Graduates in this subject area are working as Network Engineers, Network Analyst, Technical Support Engineer, and managing cloud systems at numerous institutions.
There are a massive range of organisations employing network engineers and security practitioners. Teaching, learning and assessment on this course focuses on development of practical skills needed by relevant employers.
The course aims to produce highly motivated, competent individuals who have the awareness, understanding and the necessary flexibility to effectively utilise and continually re-develop their own knowledge and skills of network technologies, protocols and services. The networking and transferable skills you will learn will set you up for a range of career opportunities, locally, regionally and nationally. By increasing your theoretical knowledge and focus on current research in networking, you will be well prepared for rapidly changing network environments and for posts in large organisations, including service providers.
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