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Network Optimisation University Learning Award

Location Stoke-on-Trent Campus
Duration 1 Year

2018/19 New Entrants, Part Time

  • Home and EU students: £1,745 per year of study
Course start August, September
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  • Develop expertise in the field of electronic communications and networking
  • Learn best practice in network design, implementation testing and optimisation
  • Gain Cisco CCNA professional certification
  • Use industry standard systems (Cisco, Cisco Meraki, Juniper) 
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Course outline

The award is designed to teach the student the required knowledge for industry accredited CCNA.  The awards will teach the student how to design, implement, test and optimise a LAN and WAN infrastructure including wired and wireless technologies using a purpose built network.

Course content

You will study four modules.  Each module will be delivered over a number of evenings, each evening typically 3 hours in duration.  The norm is that each module will be taught over 2 evenings per week and be delivered over 8 consecutive weeks.   Whilst taking each module the students will be enrolled onto the CNAP programme and online assessments will be made active 24 hrs a day for the duration of the module and access to live equipment is made available via NetLab 24/7.

  • COCS40504 Network fundamentals 
  • COCS40505 Routing protocols and concepts
  • COCS40545 LAN switching and wireless
  • COCS40546 Accessing the WAN


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