Birmingham, United Kingdom

Network Engineering, Network Security and Ethical Hacking

when 22 July 2019 - 9 August 2019
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 15 EC
fee GBP 2

During you will explore network engineering, network security and ethical hacking within a wireless network environment.The course presents a holistic view of how a computer networks system works to provide the underpinning knowledge to aid the student in the many areas of computer technology. In addition, this course will provide the the ability to explore the essential components to build several prototypes of of Things (IoT) using several technologies and platforms such as Raspberry Pi, Arduino with some necessary skills in Python and Linux.

Target group

English language requirements: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent*
Academic pre-requisites: Level 3 or equivalent

Course aim

You will be introduced to a range of network engineering tools, network maths and network protocols to ensure you gain the knowledge and skills the industry demands. Your tutors will work with you to give you an understanding of network maths, network protocols and how the latter enables the network to function on a worldwide basis.

Credits info

15 EC
Academic Status: 15 credits (7.5 ECTS / 3 US credits)

Fee info

GBP 2: What is included in your fee:

Academic course
Accommodation for three weeks
Airport pick-up and drop-off (from Birmingham and Heathrow Airport)
Breakfast and lunch vouchers to use in the University’s cafe
Cultural visits to London, Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford
Programme of social events
International Summer School t-shirt

Please note travel to the UK, visa costs and other personal travel and living expenses are not included eg evening meals. We suggest that students should budget a figure of approximately £10 - £50 per day for additional food and drink.