Computing: Networking and Cyber Security (2nd year entry)

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This course aims to teach you the skills required to install, configure and maintain computer network infrastructures. Students gain practical skills and knowledge of current and emerging principles and network technologies with an emphasis on active and participative learning. You will have access to our specialist computing classrooms and networking lab.

You'll study:

Switching Technology; Internetworking Technology; Administering Networks; Server Administration; Security Concepts; Open Source Operating Systems.

Optional vendor courses: The CISCO CCNA is partially embedded within this qualification. You're expected to fund the cost of the final vendor certification examinations yourself. Vendor qualifications are certificated in addition to the HND award and significantly enhance your employability.

Entry Requirements

HNC Computing: Networking and Cyber Security. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Year 2 or 3 of degree programme

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Applied Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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