Network Engineering

Open University in Scotland


This Diploma of Higher Education is a Higher Technical Qualification: the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) has approved it as meeting occupational standards for the digital sector. We’ve developed it in collaboration with employers and businesses so that you get the specific knowledge and skills required for your career as a network engineer. Designed around professional practice in the industry, this diploma will develop the knowledge, skills, and behaviours employers want. You’ll first build a foundation of computing and mathematical knowledge and skills. Then, learn the fundamental technologies and techniques relevant to the role of a network engineer – an in-demand and valued profession.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Computer and internet access required.

Start Date

October, February, April



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length





Computing and IT

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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