London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

If you want to learn how to prevent and detect IT security breaches, from hacking to fraud, then this is the course for you. You'll take classes in our cutting'edge laboratories, which are part of our Cisco Networking Academy.

Course Modules

Year 1 topics include: calculus and linear algebra; communications engineering; electronic systems; networking concepts (CCNA1 & 2). Year 2 topics include: LAN and WAN (CCNA 3 & 4); mobile communications systems; microprocessors and embedded systems; network operating systems; work related learning. Year 3 topics include: project; e'commerce and e'business; computer and network security (Cisco); wireless networks (Cisco); network planning and simulation. Options include: mobile applications; extension of knowledge module (language); ethical hacking; extension of knowledge module (short).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 - 6 years
Part Time Day
3 years
Full Time
BEng (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 28
  • Tariff 88
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma MMM
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units) DD
  • Course specific
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units) D
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)