BEng Computer Networks, University of Essex
via UK Transfer Degree Programme (IT)
Here's the BIG Picture
Without secure networks, businesses, commerce and communications would fail. As the infrastructure of technology grows, so does the demand for professionals who can apply advanced knowledge of networking principles and networked applications.
This degree will equip you with the right foundation, and you will be proud to be part of teams worldwide who make possible the technologies used in daily lives.
This programme gives you the option to complete a:
2+1 (2 years at BAC and the final year at the University of Essex)
With this Course, You Will:
- Assess your ability to think in a programmatic way, boosting your skills and confidence in programming.
- Be taught to combine theoretical and practical study in the mastery of the transport protocols, internetworking protocols and network access, Ethernet and further IP networking, and Traffic theory.
Why choose University of Essex?
The University of Essex is home to many of the world's top scientists and engineers in their field. They are Top 250 for Computer Science in THE World University Rankings by Subject 2021. This university puts student success at the heart of their mission, supporting you to achieve outstanding outcomes; preparing you to thrive in your future lives. It was ranked one of the top 30 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide 2022) and was named University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2018 for their determination to do things differently. At Essex, you will be provided with a global approach to the study of technology and innovation in a distinctive and vibrant academic community.
How Do I Get In?
- A pass in Matriculation or Foundation studies with minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.0 and a Credit in Mathematics at Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) level or its equivalent; or
- A pass in STPM with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.0) in any 2 subjects and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent;
- A Diploma (Level Four Malaysian Qualifications Register, MQF) in Computer Science OR Software Engineering OR Information Technology OR Information Systems or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 and a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent; or
- Any other Diploma (Level Four MQF) in Science and Technology or Business Studies with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 may be admitted (subject to a rigorous internal assessment process and a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
- Candidates with CGPA below 2.5 but above 2.0 with a Credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent may be admitted, subject to a rigorous internal assessment process.
- Candidate with a Credit in computing related subject at SPM or STPM level or its equivalent may be given preferential consideration.
*Other qualifications recognised by the Ministry of Education Malaysia
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