Our 12-week networking course gives you the skills to complete the Cisco CCNA qualification and further your networking career. You'll study by distance learning and have the option to progress onto our MSc Cyber Security.
Our course consists of a single 12-week module designed to boost your knowledge and skills in network development. It’ll cover the areas that you’ll need to take the Cisco CCNA exam and gain a globally recognised Certified Network Associate qualification.
You’ll cover the basics of network routing, switching and advanced technologies and gain skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration and practical application. Study by distance learning using our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and our remote physical lab (NETLAB).
With access to a wide range of hardware, software and Cisco systems in our computer labs, you’ll develop a thorough understanding of how network technologies work in practice and an awareness of current and future trends in the industry.
By passing our course successfully you’ll have the option to progress onto our MSc Cyber Security course taught on our Chelmsford campus.
A recent study conducted by International Data Corporation on the state of the Digital Universe concluded that the number of qualified networking professionals will grow by 50% in the next decade, and that the volume of data will grow by as much as 5000%.
It’s impossible to overestimate the importance of experts trained to keep information secure within businesses. Roles such as network engineer or manager, analyst and consultant will be open to you.
We’ll assess your progress through a combination of practical demonstrations and reports.
The Faculty of Science & Technology is one of the largest of five faculties at Anglia Ruskin University. Whether you choose to study with us full- or part-time, on campus or at a distance, there’s an option whatever your level – from a foundation degree, to a BSc, MSc, PhD or professional doctorate.
Whichever course you pick, you’ll gain the theory and practical skills needed to progress with confidence. Join us and you could find yourself learning in the very latest laboratories or on field trips or work placements with well-known and respected companies. You may even have the opportunity to study abroad.
Everything we do in the faculty has a singular purpose: to provide a world-class environment to create, share and advance knowledge in science and technology fields. This is key to all of our futures.
You won't need to pay fees until you've accepted an offer to attend, but you must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments.How to pay your fees directly
You must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments. You will also be asked for a deposit or sponsorship letter/financial guarantee. Details will be in your offer letter.Paying your fees
It’s important to decide how to fund your course before applying. Use our funding guide for postgraduate students to learn more about the following:
We've a number of scholarships, as well as some fee discounts for early payment.
Important additional notes
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
If English is not your first language, you'll need to make sure you meet our English language requirements for postgraduate courses.
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry.
Full-time, part-time postgraduate ()
January 2018, September 2017
Part-time postgraduate (2.5 years)
January 2018, September 2017
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