This course is subject to validation with The Open University.
This programme has been developed and designed to offer a pathway through to complete their honours degree with the BSc Networking and Security.
We aim to provide students with excellent knowledge and skills to enable them to operate immediately at a professional level in the Network and Security sectors of commerce and industry with particular emphasis on the application of a range of professional skills to meet and support the needs of the rapidly expanding sector. The course will equip you with the requisite skills and knowledge together with professional qualifications to operate efficiently and effectively in this highly skilled and growing area of IT.
The course timetable is structured effectively so that students have the opportunity to access their degree programme and also continue with their part time...
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The FdSc in Networking and Security comprises 12 modules consisting of:
Professional Development: This module develops your personal attributes and your individual development and career plans.
Work Related Learning: Develops your understanding of the workplace as well as your project management skills and your employability skills.
Introduction to Networking - Introduction to fundamental networking concepts and technologies. It will assist you in developing the skills necessary to plan and implement small networks across a range of applications and protocols used today.
Introduction to Routers and Routing - to develop an understanding of how a router learns about remote networks and determines the best path to those networks. This course includes both static routing and dynamic routing protocols.
Introduction to Linux - will prepare the next generation of IT workers to fill the must-have skills of the future: knowledge of multiple computing environments, knowledge sharing, open source basics, and a dedication to the profession.
WAN Technologies - The primary focus is on accessing wide area networks (WAN). The goal is to develop an understanding of various WAN technologies to connect small- to medium-sized business networks.
LAN Switching - to develop an understanding of how switches are interconnected and configured to provide network access to LAN users. This course also teaches how to integrate wireless devices into a LAN.
Implementing Network Security (Attacker) - The goal of this course is to develop a detailed understanding of network security principles from the attacker's perspective as well as the tools and configurations available.
These online course materials will assist you in developing the skills necessary to design and support network security, by understanding the mind set and skills of an attacker.
Implementing Network Security (Defender) - to develop a detailed understanding of network security principles as well as the tools and configurations available to defend your network technologies.
The online course materials will assist you in developing the skills necessary to design and support network.
Introduction to SQL - this module is concerned with the Database Administration track teaching the SQL knowledge's and skills to use SQL for administering SQL servers and the understanding for SQL based technologies.
Server Systems - this module introduces students to X500 based server systems. Focuses on the installation, configuration, management and design of server systems. The module focuses on server systems small single site- to medium multi-site server implementations.
Network Management & Design - This module will equip administrators with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to build to design networks that meet certain requirements for performance, security, capacity, and scalability. Focus is on small-to medium-sized networks. You will gain a nationally recognized and highly portable IT qualification, which will develop your specific subject knowledge, give you a range of new skills and build your self-confidence. This course has minimum entry requirements of 1 x E in a relevant A level or a pass in BTEC National Diploma/Extended Diploma or another relevant vocational level 3 qualification, together with a GCSE at grade C in English and Maths. However, candidates receiving this minimum offer would need to demonstrate experience in and commitment to their chosen Foundation Degree subject and a suitable reference from a tutor. On successful completion of the Foundation Degree, students can elect to apply to study for one further year towards a BSc (Hons) Degree in Networking and Security at Leeds City College, or another university for a BSc (Hons) Networking course.
We aim to provide students with sufficient knowledge and skills to enable them to operate immediately at a professional level in the Network and Security sectors of commerce and industry.