BSc (Hons) IT with Networks (UK Top-Up)

General

Program Description

Overview

This program is offered by Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) - UK. SHU has an excellent graduate employment rate. 89 percent are in work or further study within six months of completing their course.

Top up your HND or foundation degree to a BSc (Honours) qualification on this one-year computer networking course with a very hands-on approach. You train on industry-standard software in new IT labs, focusing on network systems, security, data storage and wireless systems.

  • Convert your HND or foundation to a BSc (Honours) degree.
  • Learn about how to use network technology in a professional context.
  • Benefit from the latest hardware and software in new IT labs at our City Campus.
  • Increase your job options in an industry seeking top-quality computing graduates.

Sheffield Hallam University - UK

SHU has an excellent graduate employment rate. 89 percent are in work or further study within six months of completing their course.

SHU is one of the UK's leading new universities and strong links with business and industry. SHU works with more than 25 professional bodies, and with business and industry leaders.

These include:

  • Sony
  • BP
  • NHS
  • Network Rail
  • Cisco
  • SAP
  • Microsoft
  • BBC
  • Press Association
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Department for Trade and Industry
  • Shell
  • HSBC

Many of SHU courses are also developed with, and approved by, professional bodies. This often makes them a direct route to personal accreditation or membership of that body.

Professional recognition

This course is accredited by the British Computer Society. It counts towards the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Institute

SLIIT Computing (Private) Ltd, a subsidiary of SLIIT was established to give educational opportunities for a wider range of students who want to progress into their higher education with an industrial oriented learning experience. SLIIT Computing offers BSc in Information Technology degree program in association with SLIIT which paves the way for students to keep their knowledge up-to-date in this fast-moving field of Information Technology. A blend of theory & practice gives the edge for those who want to enter the workforce with sound academic background and gives a competitive advantage to the others.

Admission Requirement

  • An HND or foundation degree in a computing-related area with a merit profile
  • SLIIT Diploma in IT

Duration

One Year Top - Up. Program delivery depends on the preference of the majority of the students, therefore, it could be Weekdays or Weekends.

Program Structure

If you already have an appropriate HND or foundation degree in an IT or computing-related area, this course offers you the chance to gain an honors degree through one year of full-time study. You gain up-to-date skills in industry standard database and web systems and learn about modern approaches to business intelligence and entrepreneurial skills. This course focuses on network security, wireless networking, and network management. The course has been designed in consultation with industrial partners, such as Plusnet, Technophobia, and B2Net, to meet the specific needs of these employers, so you can be sure your studies are up to date with the needs of the business. Our partners also contribute real-world case studies for you to work on to give you a unique perspective on the issues faced in the industry.

Project
Internet Entrepreneurship Network Security Design Wide Area Network Design and Implementation Wireless Local Area Networks

Course Fee

Sri Lankan Students

  • SLIIT Computing Fee: LKR 115 000.00 per semester
  • University Royalty Fee: GBP 800 (2015/2016 intake)

** Payment deadlines will be stated by the Academic Affairs Division.

International Students

  • SLIIT Computing Fee: US$ 1750.00 per semester
  • University Royalty Fee: GBP 800 (2015/2016 intake)

Career & Further study:

Further study: MSc IT Professional or any other related topic; MPhil / PhD

Where next - Job Opportunities

Graduates of this degree will be able to go into any of the following positions

  • Network engineering
  • Network management
  • Database administration
  • Systems engineering
  • Project management
Last updated Feb 2018

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