University of Westminster

Course Introduction

Security is a vital aspect of any networked system, especially as the dependency on network infrastructures has grown over the past few decades. This course builds on more than ten years of experience in education in network design and support, and its aim is to produce network engineers with a strong background in security. The course focuses on three main aspects – communication, network design and implementation, and security.

Course Modules

Foundation Year (Credit Level 3) modules include: Computer Programming; Computer Science; Games Design Project; Mathematics; Professional and Transferable Skills; Spreadsheets and Databases; Webpage Design. Year 1 (Credit Level 4) modules include: Computer Networks and Communications; Computer Systems and Networks; Digital Systems; Electronics and Circuits; Mathematics; Programming. Year 2 (Credit Level 5) modules include: Applied Cryptography; Local and Wide'Area Networks; Network Software Engineering; Operating Systems; Professional Employability Skills; Threats and Counter Measures. Year 3 (Credit Level 6) modules include: Business Finance and Management; Distributed Systems and Network Software; Enterprise Network Engineering; Individual Project; Multimedia Streaming; Network Security Systems; Secure System Planning.

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time Including Foundation Year
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time Including Foundation Year
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £12,750 Overseas Fees