- What is Computer Networking?
- What do Computer Network Professionals do?
- What do I study?
- What are the career opportunities?
The world is rapidly heading towards a digital revolution.
From e-commerce to internet banking; communication to entertainment; smart grids to health care systems; and sharing resources to collaborating, computer networks can assist in every aspect of life, and improve efficiency across all business processes and decision making.
As a discipline, Computer Networking is the practice of linking two or more computing devices together for the purpose of sharing data. Networks are built using mixture of computer hardware and software.
Demand for Computer Network Professionals to design, build, maintain, support, and protect computer networks is fast growing as more and more people and businesses conduct their day to day activities and work over computer networks.
The Bachelor of Networking will prepare you for one of the fastest growing professions today. The course aims to provide you with broad-based knowledge and skills in IT and Networking, and in-depth knowledge and skills in network security, wireless and mobile technologies, or enterprise networks.
The course also emphasises the development of key employability skills such as communication, collaboration, problem solving, and self-direction, through its studio-based learning model, hands-on practical work with the latest networking technology, and the industry based project.
Bachelor of Networking (specialisations available in: System Analysis, Enterprise Network Management, Network Security, and Mobile Technologies)
Master of Networking (specialisation available in: System Analysis)
Computer Networking is one of the fastest growing professions today, and the demand is expected to keep growing. This is due to the rapid uptake of technology, that is occurring as technology becomes increasing powerful, inexpensive and accessible. As a graduate of the Bachelor of Networking, you may find employment in areas of network management, system administration, and ICT services delivery within a wide range of public and private enterprises.
Career roles and options include: Network Architect, Network Engineer, Network Manager, Sales Engineer, Systems Engineer, Technical support, Internet/Intranet Administrator, Network Analyst, Network Design Engineer, Network Capacity Planner, Network Solutions Architect, Systems Engineer, Systems Analyst, System Administrator, Network Security Specialist, Mobile Applications Developer, and Delivery Manager.