In the Networks and Security major you study the basics and infrastructure of networking, and learn to configure, implement and analyse network devices. This includes information network administration and network security to an advanced level.
Information is often an organisation’s most precious asset – but it’s also one of its most vulnerable assets. New information security threats and attacks are constantly developing and the only solution is to develop increasingly secure networks. That’s why networks and security are areas that are universally important. This major focuses on practical projects where you apply your knowledge to implement networks and secure systems.
This is part of the Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences.
Start date: 2020
Start date: 2021
Most papers last one semester and are worth 15 points. You must complete 120 points each year (360 points for the entire degree).
All students take seven core papers that are compulsory for all majors. You also choose one other mathematics paper.
And choose 30 points from the elective papers below or other Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences papers (subject to meeting prerequisites).
And choose 45 points from the elective papers below or other Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences papers (subject to meeting prerequisites).
The Research and Development Project paper brings together the skills you’ve developed throughout your degree. You apply what you’ve learnt in a project for an industry client or research centre, under the guidance of an experienced supervisor.
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Enrolment in papers is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of papers.
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