Computer Networking and Cyber Security
London Metropolitan University
Key Course Facts
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Salary of all UK Graduates of Electrical And Electronic Engineering
|15 months after graduation||3 years after graduation||5 years after graduation|
|25-75 percentile range||£25762 - £34490||£23194 - £39893||£26878 - £46535|
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Why study this course?
Our Computer Networking and Cyber Security BSc (Hons) degree will teach you how to prevent and detect cyber security breaches from hacking, as well as fraud against networks, information, applications, businesses and other systems that rely on technology.
You’ll take classes in our cutting-edge and secure-environment computer and cyber security laboratories, which are part of our Cisco Networking Academy and Cyber Security Research Centre. With professional accreditation from the British Computer Society, this career-focused course will equip you with the theoretical and practical key skills and experience necessary to protect computer systems, physical environment and technologies and find solutions to real security challenges. These skills will help you build a successful career in the cyber security industry.
More about this course
Cyber security is a growing and fundamental discipline due to the high increase of sophisticated cyber-attacks.
In addition to helping you develop a deeper understanding of cyber security; this course will expand your knowledge of computing and computer networking. You’ll study subjects such as networks and operating systems, programming and security in computing, before moving on to specialist cyber security topics such as ethical hacking, digital crime investigation and network and cloud security.
Theoretical study will be complemented by hands-on practice in our state-of-the-art computer and cyber security 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 and the brand-new Cyber Security Research Centre of excellence. This course incorporates the complete set of CCNA modules, meaning that you’ll graduate with additional Cisco CCNA 1, 2, 3, 4 and Network Security 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
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Computer Networking and Cyber Security, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.
Grading & Study Time
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Electrical And Electronic Engineering
All Electrical And Electronic Engineering courses of London Metropolitan University
Typical offer CCE (80 points from two or more A levels to include a grade C in a relevant subject such as Computing, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Engineering, Maths, Physics or Science.
A minimum of 80 UCAS points with at least four passes at higher level, grade C or above. One numerate subject passed at higher level.
Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject is acceptable for entry. QAA accredited course required in subjects such as Business Studies, Computing,Engineering or Science with 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2.
A minimum of 15 points at the higher level and a minimum of 4 points in English and Maths at standard level.
We accept a broad range of equivalent level qualifications, please check the UCAS tariff calculator or contact us if you are unsure if you meet the minimum entry requirements for this course. We encourage applications from international/EU students with equivalent qualifications. We also accept mature students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Computer Networking and Cyber Security, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Computer Networking and Cyber Security BSc (Hons)
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£15576||year 1|
Additional fee information
Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be extra costs for things such as equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. There may also be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but that you may find helpful for example, optional field trips. The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
- year 2
- year 3
Positions of London Metropolitan University in top UK and global rankings.
About London Metropolitan University
Founded in 1848, London Metropolitan University is located in the urban setting of North London. LMU is just a 40-minute walk to Camden Town or a 20-minute tube ride from central London. Some of the benefits that students can expect when choosing LMU include a variety of residence halls at distinct price points, reputable career guidance services, and orientation services for recently-arrived international students. This institution has a selective admissions standard, so it’s recommended to prepare for your interview well in advance.
Student composition of London Metropolitan University
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022