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Postgraduate (12 weeks distance learning)

Networking PG Cert

Anglia Ruskin University
In Cambridge (England)

£ 2,033 - (Rs 1,67,253)

Important information

  • Postgraduate
  • Cambridge (England)
  • Duration:
    12 Weeks
  • When:
    September 2017

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 Network 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 Network Security course taught on our Chelmsford campus.

Important information
What are the course objectives?

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.


Where and when

Starts Location
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , England
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What you'll learn on the course

Problem Solving
Microsoft Certifications
Cisco certifications
Network security
Cisco routers
Computer Engineering
IT Security
Network Training
Critical Thinking
Skills and Training
Network analysis
Network wiring
Computer networks

Course programme

Modules & assessment

Core modules
  • Network PrinciplesYou'll discover comprehensive networking concepts, from network applications to the protocols and services provided to those applications by the lower layers of the network. You'll progress from basic networking concepts to more complex enterprise and theoretical networking models later in the module. You'll cover the basics of network routing, switching and advanced technologies. We emphasize critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, and the practical application of skills.You'll be given access to Packet Tracer, a flexible network simulator and to our remote networking laboratory (NETLAB)allowing you to undertake laboratory exercises in a flexible manner to suit your individual needs.

We’ll assess your progress through a combination of practical demonstrations and reports.

Additional information

Course fees:
UK & EU students, 2016/17 £2,033

Distance learning, 2016/17 £2,167

International students, 2016-17 (per year) £3,733