Open University

Open University

Network Security (T828)

This Cisco certified networking associate (CCNA) security course gives students a foundation to prepare for the certified information systems security professional (CISSP) qualification; it provides the knowledge, understanding and practical experience of managing secure communication across a large-scale internet work using Cisco equipment; students are also expected to undertake individual research to contextualise their Cisco study in the broader security management environment.

Entry requirements

Relevant academic, employment or commercial certification experience. For students whose 1st language is not English an IELTS score of 6 with at least 5.5 in each indivudal component.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Distance learning - 6 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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0845 300 6090