This course will provide you with the technical skills and knowledge of engineering applications and techniques related to microprocessor systems and information networks. It’s the first step towards qualifying as an incorporated engineer (IEng).
Career paths include Product Development Manager, Maintenance Engineer, Sales Engineer, Hardware Engineer, Electronics Design Engineer, Production Engineer and, of course, Electronics Engineer.
This course produces graduates able to adapt to the changing computer and networking needs of industrial and commercial organisations. It gives you a foundation in computer engineering, electronics and data communications. You also gain specialist knowledge and technical ability in network engineering. These skills equip you for a career in a wide range of computer network, computer engineering, embedded systems, information engineering systems, IT, computer networking and related fields in mobile and wireless.
With this degree under your belt, your employment possibilities are expected to extend beyond the games industry. The worldwide shortage of high-quality computing specialists should lead to opportunities for graduates to find work in related industries. You may also consider further study to related Master’s technology courses.
Typically, the roles undertaken by recent graduates in this subject have concentrated on software development and implementation in areas of web development, interface design, security issues and mobile computing. Career opportunities have included both large and small companies across a number of industries from banking to manufacturing.
This course produces graduates who understand how complex networked systems operate, and have the practical skills to design and implement these systems. Students of this course have taken up roles in computer architecture, network programming, database systems, project management and systems security.
The security landscape is changing so dramatically that industry requires flexible, multi-skilled individuals. This course gives you a well-rounded education in computing and computer networks with a central focus on security, from a theoretical and practical viewpoint. The course has turned out Data Security Consultants, Network Design Engineers and Communications Networks Specialists.
Graduates are able to provide technical, software or applications support or training. The course is particularly relevant to roles that include the design and implementation of software systems and their applications. Career paths include Software Engineers, Prototype Engineers and Systems Engineers.
Due to the ever-increasing prevalence of Information and Communication technologies in a number of sectors, there is an increasing demand for IT professionals trained in investigative skills. Typically you could consider systems security, systems administration, trading standards, law enforcement, government agencies, civil litigation, forensic accounting, security and forensic software development.
Graduates in this subject often gain employment as Business Integrators, Systems Analysts or Project Managers working in the IT departments of well-known international companies. After successfully finishing this course, you can progress to our BSc (Hons) Information and Communication Technology degree.
This course produces technically literate managers with the skills and knowledge to identify, design, build and manage technological solutions. Typical routes of employment have included Enterprise Solution Developer, Communication Network Analysts, Network Operating Systems Administration, ICT Technical Support and Management, ICT Consultancy, Business Analysts and Database Developers.
Students on this course have progressed on to become Business Analysts, Business Application Developers and Database Designers. However, the emphasis has traditionally been on further study to Bachelors’ level.
In addition to the roles mentioned above but at a higher level, these graduates have become IS Consultants, Change Managers, CRM Consultants, Marketing Managers, Network Managers, Production Controllers and Business Architects.