BSc (Hons) Computer Networking and IT Security

BSc (Hons) Computer Networking and IT Security

3 years

This course is based on the most up-to-date cyber security and networking principles. The curriculum prepares you to work as a telecommunications and computer networking specialist, with a focus on network security. The CISCO-based program stresses networking fundamentals, switching and routing principles, and wireless elements, as well as an understanding of enterprise-level security solutions. The AWS platform is used in the cloud computing course. You will be introduced to networks, the principles of cyber security, ethical hacking, and the related professional issues, ethics, and computer law in order to provide a firm foundation in the field of cyber security.

Salient Features

  • The comprehensive curriculum focuses on professional and personal growth, prepares students to compete and succeed in their careers.
  • Students have a better possibility of gaining better career possibilities with Islington's University partner, London Metropolitan University, as well as instructional methodologies.
  • Students can keep up with and compete in the top global organizations thanks to the extensive alumni network and foreign degrees and experience.


Academic Level

NEB +2 overall aggregate of 2.2 CGPA (55%) or above with each subject (theory and practical) grade D+ or above, and SEE Mathematics score of C+ (50%) or above

For A-Levels, a minimum of 3.5 credits and at least a grade of D and above.

English Proficiency

English NEB XII Marks must be greater than 60% or 2.4 GPA

Applicants who do not meet the aforementioned English language requirements will have to take one of the following internationally recognized English tests:

  • IELTS overall band 5.5 with minimum 5.5 in each band
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) score above 47.

For Level 4 or Year 1 BIT

Pass in General Paper or English Language or IELTS 6 or PTE 53

Students who do not meet the above requirements will be required to enroll in a University Foundation Course (UFC). UFC is a one-year academic program at London Metropolitan University (LMU) aimed to help students meet the prerequisites for undergraduate entrance.

Curricular Structure

Year 1

Subject Credit
Programming 30
Introduction to Information Systems 15
Introduction to Networks 30
Fundamentals of Computing 15
Cyber Security Fundamentals 30

Year 2

Switching Routing and Wireless Essentials 30
Security in Computing 30
Operating Systems 15
Cloud Computing and Internet of Things 15
Risk, Crisis, and Security Management 15
Professional Issues, Ethics, and Computer Law  15

Year 3

Project 30
Enterprise NEtworking Security and Automation 30
Work-Related Learning II 15
Digital Investigation and E-Discovery 30
Ethical Hacking 15