School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences, University of Greenwich, London/ United Kingdom

B.Sc. Computer Systems and Networking

This programme has been created with the active involvement of the computing and networking industry and has been designed to meet the growing demand for graduates with the knowledge and technical skills to design, create, operate and maintain network infrastructure for modern distributed enterprise computer systems.


This programme has been created in response to industry demand for graduates with the knowledge and technical skills to design, create, operate and maintain network infrastructures for modern distributed computer systems. Opportunities exist to work with the latest tools and technologies to develop a sound theoretical understanding and gain confidence through practical experience. Students will be supported in developing personal and professional skills enabling graduates to communicate effectively and make a positive contribution in the workplace across a variety of roles and a wide range of organisations.

Students can take industrial examinations such as Cisco, Certified Hacker, Enterprise Architecure, Microsoft and Java certifications and develop valuable personal and professional skills. All students are automatically enrolled as student members of the British Computer Society the chartered body responsible for establishing and maintaining technical and ethical standards in the profession.

The aims of the programme are:

  • to provide students with practical experience in using current generation tools and techniques;
  • to familiarise students with the issues and concerns involved in network implementation and management;
  • to equip students with the skills to deal with the demands of distributed enterprise application development.
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Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • GBP 10350 Year (International)

EU/Home: £9,000 International: £10,350

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Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 36  months
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  • English
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

  • Computer Programming (30 credits)
  • Systems Building; (30 credits)
  • Communication Systems (15 credits)
  • Computer Systems Architectures (15 credits)
  • Logical Foundations (15 credits)
  • Analytical Methods for Computing (15 credits)

Year 2

  • Systems Development Project (30 credits)
  • Professionalism in the IT Industry (15 credits)
  • Network Implementation (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Smart Systems (15 credits)
  • Network Security (15 credits)
  • Operating Systems (15 credits)
  • One option from: Systems Programming; Computer Forensics 2 (15 credits)

Optional Sandwich Year (Work Placement)

Final Year

  • Individual Project on a topic chosen by the student (60 credits)
  • Network Technology (15 credits)
  • Network Design and Implementation (15 credits)
  • 30 credits of options from: Computer Forensics 3 (30 credits); Enterprise Server Management and Security (15 credits); Enterprise Web Software Development (15 credits); Penetration Testing (15 credits); Service Oriented Web Applications (15 credits); Smart Systems Development (15 credits); Web Application Development (15 credits); Computing Education and Communication (30 credits)

English Language Requirements

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.
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Applicants should have:

260 UCAS points

FROM subjects studied at A-level or equivalent qualifications

PLUS GCSEs in English and mathematics at grade C or above, or equivalent qualifications such as key skills level 2.

• Applications from students taking Access to Higher Education courses are welcome.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.


This degree is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). The programme can lead to full exemption from the BCS Certificate, Diploma, Professional Graduate Diploma (PGD) and PGD Project, as well as partial chartered engineer (CEng) status.

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