London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

**Why study this course?**

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

**More about this course**

This cutting-edge course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and experience needed to pursue a career in computer networking and cyber security. You’ll look at fundamental topics such as logic and problem solving, programming and computer forensics, before moving on to specialist issues such as digital crime investigation and cloud security.

Theoretical study will be complemented by hands-on practice in our state-of-the-art computer laboratories. London Metropolitan University is the proud home of the UK’s first-ever Cisco Networking Academy, which was established more than 15 years ago. This course incorporates the complete set of CCNA modules, meaning that you’ll graduate with additional Cisco certifications on top of your degree.

Throughout the course, you’ll be supported by highly-qualified teaching staff who have strong links with the industry and potential employers.

**What our students say**

"Computer Networking and Cyber Security BSc is probably the best course to take if you love networking and Cisco. I totally recommend this course since it's built on Cisco, offering preparation for obtaining certifications, such as CCNA, CCNA Security and CCNA wireless, which are the core of today's networking infrastructure."

Mihai Cretu, current student

Course Modules

Example Year 1 modules include:



Information Systems

Networking Concepts (CCNA1 and 2)


Example Year 2 modules include:

LAN and WAN (CCNA3 and 4)

Networks & Operating Systems

Professional Issues

Ethics and Computer Law Risk

Crisis and Security Management

Security in Computing

Example Year 3 modules include:

Ethical Hacking

Network Security (Cisco)

Wireless Networks (Cisco)

Project Digital Crime Investigation (optional)

Distributed and Internet Systems (optional)

Long Work-Related Learning (optional)

Long Work Placement (optional)

Network and Cloud Security (optional)

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
4 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £2,310 Home Fees
4 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £2,310 European Fees