Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Computer Network Technology

The course develops theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for employment in the network industry; the programme has been designed with a complementary set of modules that builds skills to the level that would enable students to complete external CISCO and CCNP examinations.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree with a computing and/or information technology or engineering background is required. English language requirements are IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (575 paper-based, 90 internet-based) or equivalent.

Course modules

Project; optimising converged Cisco networks; wireless computer network technology; computer network implementation; route: IP routing and troubleshooting; switch: IP switched networks and troubleshooting; network security; research and project management.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4453