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Computer Networks (with Placement Year)
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Computer Networks (with Placement Year)

Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge, Great Britain
On campus
 2483 Points
4 Years

Program Description

Networks and their security are an increasingly important and vital element in all organisations. Are you up for the challenge? As a BSc (Hons) Computer Networks student at ARU, you’ll begin by studying the fundamentals of computer systems including computer architecture and computer networks. In parallel you will learn how to use Python to perform network automation and server administration. You’ll then move to learn the principles of software programming, enhance your mathematical skills and recognise the cyber threats that organisations, and their infrastructures face.

• Fees for Placement Year: £1,250
• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit: £9,250/year

Entry Requirements

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Year 1

Introduction to System Architecture and Automation

Computer Systems

Software Principles

Core Mathematics for Computing

Cyber Crime Fundamentals

Year 2

Network Routing and Switching Essentials

Ruskin Module

Network Security

Networking Technologies

Security in Computing

Placement Year

Work Placement

Year 4

Final Project

Advanced Network Protocols

Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures

Advanced Networking Technologies

Network Modelling and Simulation


  • Design, configure, manage and support networks in companies
  • Work as a certified networking engineer
  • Programming
  • Computer systems and digital security
  • Web development
  • IT systems
  • Create your own apps

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