Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Advanced Internetwork Engineering

The programme provides a structured pathway for the development of expert network engineering skills within a supportive academic environment. On successful completion of the programme you will have the knowledge and skills needed to achieve Cisco's elite Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certification.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree (or equivalent) in computer science or computer engineering. Applicants must also have a professional level knowledge of networking (eg have passed the CCNP ROUTE and SWITCH courses). Alternatively, substantial industry experience plus supporting evidence of an ability to undertake a programme of study at postgraduate level may be accepted. Decisions will also be taken on the basis of a short interview. Students whose 1st language is not English will require an IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Layer 2 technologies; layer 3 technologies 1; layer 3 technologies 2; integrating network technologies a; research and project methods a; security and VPN technologies; infrastructure services; multicast and WAN technologies; integrating network technologies; research and project methods b; research and project methods b; MSc project.

Assessment methods

Taught modules are assessed on a mix of coursework and practical class tests. Practical networking skills form a significant part of the assessment. Modules also include formal examinations where appropriate.

Sponsorship information

Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university; scholarships of £1,000 are available to all international students; there are no special application forms for scholarships and decisions are made on the basis of the information provided with the application forms.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

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