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Advanced Networking (E51) PGDip

Advanced Networking (E51) PGDip

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Cisco Certifications (Network / Systems Management Software) Computer Communications And Networking

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This qualification is aimed at computer professionals, technical managers and other professionals in IT related jobs and aims to update, broaden and provide a coherent overview of the field to serve as a firm foundation for your career developments. It aims to: equip you with knowledge, understanding and professional skills, to enable them to participate in the design, building, troubleshooting, assessment or management of advanced data communications networks and develop your ability to analyse and evaluate problems and draw on the theoretical and technical knowledge to develop solutions and systems. This postgraduate diploma course will provide you with the knowledge, understanding, and skills needed to install, configure and maintain local and wide area networks.

Key features of the course: develops your skill set with the largest Cisco Networking academy in the UK; draws on the latest CCNP, CISSP and CCNA-S curriculum; the chance to upgrade to our MSc in Advanced Networking; provides the knowledge, understanding, and skills needed to install, configure and maintain local and wide area networks and includes hands-on experience of using online tools and configuring networks. As a Cisco Academy, The Open University can offer you the opportunity to study the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) programme using the latest CCNP curriculum. Cisco systems are the market leader in the supply of networking equipment for the internet. They also have a well-established Academy programme aimed at educating network professionals. Cisco qualifications are highly regarded in the networking industry and their position at the leading edge of network development means that their academy programme is up to date. When you have completed the programme you will have the opportunity to go on and gain the industry-recognised Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification by taking the associated Cisco examinations.

Different course options

Distance without attendance | Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom | 2 years | APR

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

2 years

Start date

APR

Modules

This module provides the knowledge, understanding and skills to deploy and manage internal and external routing protocols for large scale inter-networks using Cisco equipment. You will also be expected to undertake individual research to contextualise Cisco in the broader networking environment. You will be provided with hands-on lab experience via NETLABS™. This module will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to deploy and manage a range of internal and external routing protocols for a large scale internetwork using Cisco equipment. If you successfully complete this module you can progress to CCNP ROUTE certification.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Fees are paid per unit.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Not known

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have studied to at least HNC/HND level, or to have had equivalent practical experience.