University of Bedfordshire
Computer Networking BSc (Hons)
University of Bedfordshire

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Computer Science

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Computer Science at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £30000 £24000 £29500
25-75 percentile range £25000 - £32000 £18500 - £30500 £22000 - £37500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Computer Science

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29821 £25150 £29857
25-75 percentile range £24771 - £35770 £18886 - £32933 £21689 - £41100

Course Description

From the office and the high street to your home and the car you drive, computer networks are everywhere, helping us live more productive lives. They are at the heart of information systems and as they proliferate, there is a growing need for people with an understanding of their benefits and how they work. This course focuses on the technical aspects of network design, installation, configuration, maintenance and management, and the application of contemporary technologies. The Computer Networking BSc (Hons) degree will help you discover a deeper understanding of network design and how they work. It will provide you with the knowledge and expertise to make a career in this growing sector.

Accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Computer Networking BSc (Hons) at University of Bedfordshire

50% Managers, directors and senior officials
10%
5% Caring personal services
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Elementary occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Administrative occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Computer Science

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 5.0
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Computer Networking, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
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.

University Rankings

Positions of University of Bedfordshire in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Bedfordshire in related subject specific rankings.

Computer Science

    • #90 
    • #112 
    Computer Science
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

See all 14 university rankings of University of Bedfordshire

About University of Bedfordshire

The University of Bedfordshire is a publicly funded university located in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, England. One of the main campuses, in Luton, is home to the university’s Business, Media, Art & Design, Science, Computing, Law, Psychology, and Social Sciences schools. The Bedford campus is just a twenty minute walk from the town centre, and is home to the Primary Education, Secondary Education, Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences, and Tourism schools.

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Student composition of University of Bedfordshire

undergraduates:
10090
postgraduates:
3170
Total:
13260
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Where is this programme taught

Luton Campus
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