UWS Clearing 2021

Computer Networking

COURSE DETAILS

AWARD:

BSc (Hons)

DURATION & STUDY MODE:

4 years full-time, 5 years full-time (sandwich), typically 6 years part-time

LOCATION:

Paisley

START DATE:

September 2021

UCAS CODE:

H610

About the course

Computer networks help keep all aspects of modern life connected. UWS’s BSc (Hons) Computer Networking programme aims to provide you with the skills, knowledge and experience needed to work in this exciting and ever-evolving field.

In this programme you’ll discover how networking hardware and software work together to keep people and organisations connected, and support the wide range of services we expect our networks to provide.

You will cover the curriculum of the CCNA professional certification, explore Windows and Unix/Linux system administration and learn about data security and network management.

Highly skilled graduates go on to work in infrastructure management roles with a wide range of organisations across the world. Some also go on to higher levels of university study.

  • This programme will equip you with the skills needed to specialise in the networking and IT infrastructure industries.
  • From web authoring and the operation of computing hardware and software, to specialist studies in wireless networks, virtualisation and cybersecurity, this programme covers a wide variety of topics in contemporary Computer Networking.
  • You will gain the knowledge required for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) certification.
  • This programme is accredited by the British Computer Society.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: CCCC (84 UCAS Tariff points)
  • A levels: CD or CD (56-64 UCAS Tariff points)
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H4 or H3 H4 H4
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points
  • Scottish Widening Access Programme: Access to STEM or Engineering – BBB
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Computing Science
  • A levels: BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points) including Computer Science
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Computing: Technical Support or Computer (Internetworking)

NB: all applicants to Year 2 must also have partially completed CCNA at a recognised Cisco Networking Academy

  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Computing: Technical Support or Computing: Network Computing or Computer (Internetworking) or Networking & Cyber Security or Cyber Security

Further information

Clearing Guide

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Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

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