Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computer Networks and Security (top-up)

Provided by TMC Academy


Awarded by The Birmingham City University

Course introduction


The BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security (top-up) programme is a final year degree programme that provides students with an up-to-date approach to the recent development and current market trends in computer networks and cyber-security. The programme allows students to focus on the practical needs of businesses that require high quality computer and network security. The course delivers the latest in computing, network and security technologies, with the opportunity to gain additional accreditation from CISCO, Juniper, Huawei and Linux Professional Institute.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

​​​​​​Course Assessment:
Assessment of the above modules are by coursework and / or examination.

Graduation Requirements:
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computer Network and Security (Top up) from The Birmingham City University.

Area of Studies

Core Modules

  • Ethical Hacking
  • Wireless Networking Technologies
  • WAN and Advanced Infrastructure Technologies
  • Network Security
  • Individual Honours Project

Entry Requirements

17 years old

Academic Qualification
Obtained at least a Pass in any one of the following:

  • TMC Higher Diploma in Business Infocomm Technology
  • TMC Higher Diploma in Infocomm Technology
  • NCC International Advanced Diploma in Computer Studies
  • BTEC Higher Diploma*
  • Relevant Polytechnic Diplomas*
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma*
  • Advanced / Higher Diploma ( in IT / Computing / Computer Science ) from Private Education Institutions*

English Qualification
Any of the following or equivalent:
  • Completed a Higher/Advanced Diploma where medium of instruction is English
  • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
  • At least C6 at GCE O level English

* Assess on a case by case basis and subject to university’s approval

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Intake Period
Mar / Jul / Nov

Full Time: 
8 months

Part Time: 
12 months


Fees & Funding

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