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Sheffield Hallam University: Advanced Computer Networks

Institution Sheffield Hallam University
Department College of Social Sciences and Arts
Web http://www.shu.ac.uk
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught

Summary

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary - Learn practical and theoretical skills in designing, building, troubleshooting and managing complex secure network systems.

  • Use networking labs equipped with the latest Cisco switches, routers and security devices.

  • Learn to develop solutions involving enterprise campus design, switching, routing, internet connectivity and cyber security

The MSc Advanced Computer Networks is a technical course aimed at networking enthusiasts with a passion for the high-end technologies of enterprise networks. Experience of Cisco CCNA or working in networking is desirable but not essential. An attempt at the latest Cisco Certified Network Professional Enterprise Core (300-401 ENCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies) and an enterprise concentration exam (300-410 ENARSI - Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services) is included in the fee.

This course offers a two year work experience route including a placement of up to 12 months.

How you learn All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

Each of the modules is carefully designed to prepare you for the latest Cisco certification exams and to develop the critical and analytical skills required for the challenges faced in today's enterprise infrastructures. The course is designed in conjunction with our industrial partners, and is regularly updated to include materials to reflect current trends in technology.

You learn through: - small group lectures

  • tutorials

  • practical laboratory activities

  • hands-on experience with real devices

  • designing, developing and implementing enterprise solution

  • testing and troubleshooting complex network models with industry-recognised simulation platforms

  • practice-informed research

  • teamwork

  • field trips

There are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus+ programme (until 2023) or the Turing Scheme.

Applied learning Live projects After the successful completion of your taught modules, the dissertation enables you to work on a real project with a company, or research and develop your own complex system for further analysis.

Networking opportunities Case studies and input from specialists working in the industry and research will provide access to current 'real-world' applications and knowledge.

Employers regularly visit us to recruit our graduates. We have regular presentations from employers and industry experts, and hold workshops where you can get expert advice from recruiters representing leading IT companies.

Work Placement You will have the opportunity to go on a work placement for up to 12 months to develop your practical skills in the UK or abroad. We help you gain a placement by running employability workshops and have a dedicated work experience team to support you. There are dedicated sessions to support you in CV writing, interview skills and job applications. The placement team has contacts with national and local companies offering placement opportunities.

The placement starts during the summer of your second year and most are paid. Apply for the placement route by selecting the two year course length.

MSc

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