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Advanced Computer Networks

Sheffield Hallam University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
13905 GBP/year
7420 GBP/year
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About

This Advanced Computer Networks programme from Sheffield Hallam University helps you gain the skills to design, implement and troubleshoot enterprise networks. You tackle Cisco certifications while at the same time developing your career.

Overview

Course summary

  • Learn practical and theoretical skills in designing, building, troubleshooting and managing complex secure network systems.
  • Use networking labs equipped with the latest Cisco switches, routers and security devices.
  • Learn to develop solutions involving enterprise campus design, switching, routing, internet connectivity and cyber security

The Advanced Computer Networks programme from Sheffield Hallam University is a technical course aimed at networking enthusiasts with a passion for the high-end technologies of enterprise networks. Experience of Cisco CCNA or working in networking is desirable but not essential. An attempt at the latest Cisco Certified Network Professional Routing and Switching (CCNP R&S) exams is included in the fee.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as an:

  • Cisco certified networking professional (CCNP)
  • Enterprise networking expert
  • Network engineer
  • Network architect
  • IT consultant
  • IT manager

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for:

  • Cisco
  • Sky
  • Plusnet
  • IBM
  • Citrix
  • BT
  • CACI

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Network Design
  • Advanced Switching
  • Dissertation
  • Enterprise Network Project
  • Network Infrastructure Security
  • Network Troubleshooting
  • Research Principles And Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

You typically need:

  • a good level of general education with good analytical skills
  • a degree 2.2 or above in computing or a closely-related discipline
  • Cisco CCNA certification or equivalent networking experience
You will also be considered for entry if you do not have the standard entry qualifications, but can provide evidence of necessary knowledge and skills to successfully enter and complete the course. You may be asked to attend an interview. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13905 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13905 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7420 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7420 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • £8,620 for the 2 year work placement route
  • £15,105 for the 2 year work placement route

Funding

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Due for update

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