Computing & Games

HNC Computing: Networking with Cyber Security

  • Campuses

    • Paisley
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF Higher National

  • Campuses

    • Paisley
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF Higher National

  • Start date

    26 Aug 24


What will I learn?

In this course you will learn advanced techniques in the areas of Networking and Cyber Security allowing you to pursue a career in this area or to continue to further study

You'll learn about:

  • Computer Networking Design
  • Maintaining Hardware and Software Systems
  • Network Design
  • Computer Networking Techniques
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Working as Part of a Team
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Data Security/

You'll also gain course certification for CISCO CCNA part 1, Microsoft and CompTIA vendor certifications.

What qualifications do I need?

You'll need one Higher at Grade C or above, or an NC in a computing subject, for example NC Computing or NC Games Development

If you don't have any formal qualifications but can demonstrate relevant computer programming knowledge and skills, you can also apply. Mature students can apply without formal qualifications.

For a place on the course, you'll need to attend an interview.

What can I do after?

After successfully completing this course you can apply for jobs in industry or develop your skills further by studying another course, such as:

  • HND Computer Networking
  • You may wish to apply for a number of University courses


Programme Information

Start: August

End: June

Duration: 1 year

Higher National

Study options

Campus Mode Start date Level
Paisley Full time Aug 24 SCQF Higher National

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