Computer Networking and Cyber Security - BSc (Hons)

You’ll take classes in our cutting-edge and secure-environment computer and cyber security laboratories, which are part of our Cisco Networking Academy and Cyber Security Research Centre.

Course details

Our Computer Networking and Cyber Security BSc (Hons) degree will teach you how to prevent and detect cyber security breaches from hacking as well as fraud against networks, information, applications, businesses and other systems that rely on technology.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London Metropolitan University

Course overview

Our Computer Networking and Cyber Security BSc degree has been accredited with full CITP status by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. This accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by BCS. As a graduate of this course, accreditation will also entitle you to professional membership of BCS, which is an important part of the criteria for achieving Chartered IT Professional (CITP) status through the Institute. Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords.


Entry requirements

a minimum of grades BB or CCE (or a minimum of 80 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma/Diploma; or Advanced Diploma; or Progression Diploma; or Access to HE Diploma of 60 credits)

English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above

What the students say

The highlight of my time at London Met so far has been using the resources made available by the University, especially the careers department, along with the skills obtained on my degree to successfully secure an intern finance position in my first year.


The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

  • Communications Engineering (core, 30 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Computing (core, 15 credits)
  • Introduction to Information Systems (core, 15 credits)
  • Networking Concepts (CCNA1 and 2) (core, 30 credits)
  • Programming (core, 30 credits)
  • Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things (core, 15 credits)
  • Enterprise Networks and Security (core, 30 credits)
  • Professional Issues, Ethics and Computer Law (core, 15 credits)
  • Risk, Crisis and Security Management (core, 15 credits)
  • Security in Computing (core, 30 credits)
  • Smart Data Discovery (core, 15 credits)
  • Ethical Hacking (core, 15 credits)
  • Network Security 1 (Cisco) (core, 15 credits)
  • Network Security 2 (Cisco) (core, 15 credits)
  • Network and Cloud Security (core, 30 credits)
  • Project (core, 30 credits)
  • Work Related Learning II (core, 15 credits)