Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Computer Network Technology

The course develops theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for employment in the network industry. It 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

Modules include: project; optimising converged Cisco networks; wireless computer network technology; computer network implementation; route: internet protocol (IP) routing and troubleshooting; switch: IP switched networks and troubleshooting; network security; research and project management.

Assessment methods

Each module on the course is separately assessed. This could be by either coursework assignments and/or examinations. Assignments can take the form of research reports, systems analysis documentation, or programming exercises, as appropriate for the module.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4453