London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

**Why study this course?**

Our Computer Networking and Infrastructure Security (including Foundation Year) BEng (Hons) degree has a built-in foundation year, designed to teach you the fundamental principles of computing which will prepare you for the rest of your course. This degree will help you learn about the concepts of computer networking infrastructure, opening up career opportunities for you in the computing and engineering industries.

**More about this course**

In your foundation year you’ll gain skills across a variety of subjects, these include cyber security, logic and problem solving, communications engineering, programming and mathematics. These key skills will ensure you are fully prepared for the following three years of your course. The foundation year on this course is shared with a number of other foundation year degrees, so in Year 0 you’ll get to study with other students who are interested in a variety of different specialisms.

You’ll benefit from our impressive computer laboratories. London Met is home to the UK’s first-ever Cisco Networking Academy and this course incorporates the complete set of CCNA modules, meaning that you’ll graduate with additional Cisco certifications that are highly sought-after in the industry.

You'll graduate with a full undergraduate degree with the same title and award as those who studied the traditional three-year course.

Following your foundation year, you will study the same course content and get the same choice of modules as those who study our Computer Networking and Cyber Security BSc degree.

Course Modules

Example Year 0 modules include:

Cyber Security Fundamentals

Introduction to Robotics and Internet of Things



Example Year 1 modules include:

Communications Engineering

Computer Hardware and Software Architecture

Electronics Systems

Networking Concepts (CCNA1 and 2)

Example Year 2 modules include:

Hardware Infrastructure Security

LAN & WAN (CCNA 3 & 4)

Network Operating Systems

Professional Issues, Ethics and Computer Law

Work Related Learning

Software Infrastructure Security

Example Year 3 modules include:

Network Security (CISCO)


Wireless Networks (Cisco)

Ethical Hacking

IOT Technologies

Network and Cloud Security

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £9,250 European Fees
8 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £2,310 Home Fees
8 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £2,310 European Fees