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Rank: 200 (The Complete University Guide)
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/27
Duration: 12 months
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Glyndwr University, Wrexham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Take your hands-on computer networking skills to the next level with our industry-focused course. As the demand for specialists in the computer networking industry continues to grow, this course will support you to develop the specialist technical and consultative skills required to progress to higher technical a d managerial positions within businesses, or work towards doctoral study.Concentrating on practical networking rather than abstract concepts or theories in data communications, the programme is centred around real-world network problem-solving, the planning, design and development of network services and infrastructures,plus the use and application of current and emerging hardware and protocols.For your dissertation, you will be expected to investigate cutting-edge technologies, implement and test novel networking solutions, or develop or analyse original network applications.
The standard entry requirement for these programmes is an honours degree of at least 2:2 classification in a Computer Science related subject area, or equivalent in any science-based degree with a strong computing and/or engineering element. In some cases applicants with substantial commercial or industrial experience can be accepted, subject to interview and references.
About this university
The university welcomes students from around the world to its classes and offers them support and assistance that begins even before they reach Wales. The website contains all the information needed on a country by country basis for the application process as well as for guidance concerning immigration and visa rules and regulations. There is English language support for those wanting to add or improve their grasp of the language and plenty of support with the daily life issues that can be perplexing in a new country. This includes getting a bank account, finding medical assistance and even bringing family with you to the country. There are also student ambassadors on hand to help and guide new arrivals to enjoy their time in Wales as best as they can. At the heart of activities outside the classroom is the Students Guild. This is the place for representation, support and advice for students as well as organising the various clubs and societies for extracurricular activities. These range from sports and performing arts to interest groups and political focuses as well as volunteering and cultural societies. Students can also look to start their own group should they find an interest that they share with others. Sports teams at the university take part in the BUCS leagues against other education institutions around the country. Popular sports include rugby, football, netball, hockey and badminton. In addition, the university has close ties with the North East Wales Mountaineering Club. There is also an extensive student run media presence including the radio station and use of the recording studio.