Computer Networking And Cloud Security – BEng (Hons)

Why study this course?

Welcome to the next step on your path to a career in computer networking and cloud security. Taught in our School of Computing and Digital Media, this course will equip you with the latest technical and practical knowledge of computer networks, along with the cloud and security technologies that are indispensable for both business and personal users. As you progress through this specialist programme you’ll acquire the skills to assess, plan, design and develop secure and reliable networks and systems.

During your studies on this Computer Networking and Cloud Security BSc course you’ll learn

  1. to secure systems from hardware and software vulnerabilities and organised hacking through a Cisco and Palo Alto based skills-set
  2. prevention methods to both known and unknown attacks and the features of next generation firewalls, including user identification, data/URL filtering and denial of service prevention

Supported by training in its theory, our practice-led approach makes use of the equipment and tools which are considered indispensable across the industry, which in turn best prepare you as you make a start on your career. This computer networking and cloud security undergraduate course will ensure you graduate with the relevant skills for your next job, but it doesn’t stop there. You’ll also have a range of stimulating optional modules to choose from. 

This degree is career-focused and vocational elements are integrated within the course content. With these skills you’ll hit the ground running to begin your career in the exciting and growing field of cyber security operations!

More about this course

Our Computer Networking and Cloud Security BEng combines theory with hands-on practice in our state-of-the-art networking and virtual laboratories. London Met is the proud home of the UK’s first ever Cisco Networking Academy and the first ever Palo Alto Networks regional academy.

The course also incorporates Cisco CCNA, CCNA security, CCNA infrastructure security essentials, CCNA cyber operations and Palo Alto Gateway and infrastructure configuration – this industrial recognition will give you a competitive advantage, graduating with an abundance of sought-after and recognised certifications in addition to your degree.

Throughout the course you will be supported by highly-qualified teaching staff who have strong links with industry.

Accreditation of Prior Learning

Any university-level qualifications or relevant experience you gain prior to starting university could count towards your course.

Modular structure

Example Year 1 modules include:

  • Communications Engineering
  • Computer Hardware and Software Architecture
  • Electronics Systems
  • Networking Concepts (CCNA 1 and 2)

Example Year 2 modules include:

  • Mobile Communications Systems
  • Microprocessors and Embedded Systems
  • Network Operating Systems
  • Enterprise Network and Security
  • Work Related Learning

Example Year 3 modules include:

  • Network Security 1 (CISCO)
  • Network Security 2 (CISCO
  • Project
  • Next Gen Firewalls for Network and Cloud Security (Palo Alto)
  • Cyber Security Operations (CCNA Cisco Cyber Ops)
  • Wireless Networks (Cisco)
  • Ethical Hacking
  • IoT Systems and Security

Where this course can take you

This course will give you the key skills, knowledge and experience needed to succeed in the networking and security industry.

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We will help you from start to finish

-We will help you get your dream education

-With our support, you will choose the field of study, the university and we will prepare the necessary paperwork. We will then apply for studies and for funding

-Studies can take place fully remotely and they are flexible

-If you prefer to spend less time in class - no problem, courses only take place twice a week


Tell us exactly what you need

We want to understand your goals and plans. Describe your situation and we will find the way how to study efficiently, and how to manage your time.

We know that finding the right direction for your future can be a very daunting task. That is why we are here to help you every step of the way, so that we can help create a bright future for you.


We'll plan the perfect Future course

If you choose to do a university course, we’ll help you plan the perfect future. Select your academic structure and we will choose the best university based on your needs.


Enjoy your new you!

Once you get your degree, you won’t be stuck in the same place anymore. Go where you want and do what makes you happy.