This course is highly practical and provides a strong grounding in Computer Systems and Networking. It will give you a comprehensive understanding of computer networking concepts, IP addressing, routing and switching, designing, managing and maintaining computer networks and you will also be introduced to Cybersecurity and Network Security.
The units of study reflect the current employment opportunities within the industry and the skills in-demand by employers. This course also covers the industry recognised Cisco certification learning outcomes (CCNA 1 and CCNA 2) and as part of your studies, you will have access to the well established Cisco Academy resources (https://www.netacad.com) to prepare towards a Cisco certification.
A nationally recognised computing qualification, the HNC is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in the computing industry or who wish to progress onto a level 5 programme such as a HND.
The course also aims to develop essential and transferrable employment skills such as communication and interpersonal skills, leadership and the dynamics of working with others in teams.
Applications to all Full Time Undergraduate courses must be made through UCAS. If you only wish to apply to this college please contact us and we will process your UCAS application for you.
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A-levels or an equivalent related Level 3 qualification, relevant work experience will be considered. All applicants will require an initial assessment and interview. Please apply through UCAS.
You can progress to the HND Diploma in Computing and Systems Development at Walsall College or to the second year of an honours degree, depending on the match of the HNC units to the degree course in question.
Employment or self employment.
|Fee||£5200, Other fees: £10 Learning Pass with Photocopying & Printing Credit|
|Start Date||Sep 23 2019|
You may be eligible for a Higher Education Loan or Bursary when studying this course.
English and Maths is a mandatory part of the 16-19 study programme.
If you have GCSEs in English and Maths at: