Network Engineering, Network Security and Ethical Hacking

Course description

During this course you will explore network engineering, network security and ethical hacking within a wireless network environment. The course presents a holistic view of how a computer networks system works to provide the underpinning knowledge to aid the student in the many areas of computer technology. In addition, this course will provide the the ability to explore the essential components to build several prototypes of of Things (IoT) using several technologies and platforms such as Raspberry Pi, Arduino with some necessary skills in Python and Linux.

What will you study?

You will be introduced to a range of network engineering tools, network maths and network protocols to ensure you gain the knowledge and skills the industry demands. Your tutors will work with you to give you an understanding of network maths, network protocols and how the latter enables the network to function on a worldwide basis.

Additional Information

Academic Status: 15 credits (7.5 ECTS / 3 US credits)
Faculty: Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment

Dates:  Monday 17 July - Friday 4 August 2023
Venue: City Centre Campus (Millennium Point)
English language requirements: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent*
Academic pre-requisites: Level 3 or equivalent

Fee: £2,200

*Students who are unable to demonstrate the required competence in the English language are welcome to attend the course on a non-credit bearing basis. Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance.