The Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems and Networking is a 1-year add-on available to graduates of the Higher Certificate in Computer Systems and Networking (or equivalent). This course is closely aligned to the needs of industry, training graduates who are industry-ready with the skillset to support, administer and manage ICT systems and networks in a wide range of industry sectors.
All companies rely on computer systems and services to support their business. Most require in-house ICT knowledge and expertise to track customers and products, to develop, analyse and administer web sites, to monitor and maintain their computers and networks, to maintain and update software operating systems and applications and to plan, deploy and monitor computer services while ensuring the security of data and networks.
There are also many large and small computer companies developing and providing software and hardware services and solutions to a variety of sectors, including Financial Services, Food & Agriculture, Telecommunications, Health and Education. There any many roles involved in the development of these services and solutions including testing, updating and deploying the solutions, operating and monitoring software remotely and providing customer support.
This course builds on the skills developed in the Higher Certificate in Computer Systems and Networking (or equivalent).
During work placement of the Higher Certificate, students are introduced to technologies and techniques employed in ICT provision. The B.Sc. add-on provides an ideal opportunity to gain additional exposure to and knowledge of these technologies in an academic environment.