Middlesex University

Course Introduction

The field of computer communications is a multi-faceted one with exciting job opportunities. By choosing our course, you'll become a competent networking and computer communications practitioner who is able to design and implement safe network and computer communication systems.

**Why study BEng/MEng Computer Communications and Networks at Middlesex University?**

Our diverse Computer Communications and Networks degree prepares you for entry into this dynamic field. The focus is on key operational and technical aspects of computer communication systems and relevant security issues, enabling you to appreciate emerging technologies.

This is a very multidisciplinary course and you will have the opportunity to undertake an exciting 12-month work placement. You will have practical hands-on experiments in our modern Cisco, Xilinx, and mobile communication labs will be used to illustrate the application of theory and concepts. You will gain practical competencies in computer communication systems and computer networks

**Course highlights**

We have excellent graduate employment rates with 100% of graduates in further study or employment six months after graduating (Destination of Leavers in Higher Education survey)

Upon successful graduation you can progress your studies through our integrated masters degree, MEng, and if you apply for our four year MEng degree from Year 1, you can also receive funding to cover your postgraduate course fees

As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course Modules

Year 1: Computer Networks (30 credits) - Compulsory, Computer Systems Architecture and Operating Systems (30 credits) - Compulsory,Fundamentals of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (30 credits) - Compulsory, Programming for Data Communication and Problem Solving (30 credits) - Compulsory.

Year 2: Data Communications (30 credits) - Compulsory, Digital Systems Design (30 credits) - Compulsory, Protocols and Network Performance Simulation (30 credits) - Compulsory, Research Methodology and Professional Project Development (30 credits) - Compulsory, Optional placement year.

Year 3: Advanced Networks Design and Security (30 credits) - Compulsory, Digital Communications (30 credits) - Compulsory, Individual Project (30 credits) - Compulsory, Wireless LANs and Mobile Computing (30 credits) - Compulsory.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £9,250 European Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £12,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • IELTS (Academic)6.0With a minimum of 5.5 in each componentTOEFL (iBT)72.0With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in readingPTE Academic51.0With at least 51 in all components