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Computer Systems & Networking, Diploma

2 Years, min 120 ECTS

Accredited Programme

Aim of the Programme

This programme aims to enhance knowledge, skills and the provision of professional certification to graduates.

In this programme, there are five (5) subjects aligned with CISCO Networking Academy and
three (3) subjects aligned with Microsoft Technology Association.

Upon completion of this 2-year diploma programme, graduates will be able to find employment as Network Engineers, as System Administrators, as technicians in ISP companies or as self-employed individuals providing maintenance services to companies.

Intended learning outcomes:

On completion of this programme students should be able to:

  • Troubleshoot computer devices and machines.
  • Manage Linux and Windows Operating System.
  • Format a computer.
  • Administer, maintain and back up a server.
  • Design, install and manage a LAN network.
  • Troubleshoot any network problems.
  • Manage the settings and programming of any Switch and Router device.
  • Administer all user’s needs and requests by a company.

 Language of instruction: English. 

Evidence of knowledge of English

Candidates whose native language is not English will be required to produce evidence of proficiency in written and spoken English, such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 500, the IELTS with a minimum score of 5.0, the GCE O.L or I.G.C.S.E in English language with a passing grade of at least “C”, or any other equivalent internationally recognized examination. 

Foundation Year

In case evidence of any of the aforementioned qualifications is not provided, the candidate will be expected to pass the College’s English Language Test, (CELT).  The College is using the internationally recognized Oxford placement test. If candidates do not succeed in this test they will be classified according to their score in one of the levels of Intensive English Courses, as indicated below, and they will be automatically registered in the Foundation Programme. This can only occur if Students satisfy all other admission requirements.

Foundation Programme:
Level 1 
Level 2 

 

 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

min 18 ECTS
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS   ECTS
ENGLISH FOR NETWORKING CSN 112 6
ICT I CSC 101 6
ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR MGT 223 6

COMPUTER CORE REQUIREMENTS

min 102 ECTS
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS   ECTS
IT TROUBLESHOOTING CSN 111 6
INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING CSN 114 6
OPERATING SYSTEMS I CSN 115 6
OPERATING SYSTEMS II CSN 121 6
COMPUTER NETWORKING I CSN 122 6
COMPUTER & NETWORK ARCHITECTURE CSN 123 6
SYSTEM ANALYSIS & DESIGN I CSC 123 6
TECHNICAL WRITING & DOCUMENTATION CSN 124 6
DATA STRUCTURES I CSC 211 6
COMPUTER NETWORKING II CSN 212 6
DATABASE MGT SYSTEMS CSC 218 6
 SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS CSN 211  6
 WINDOWS SERVER ADMINISTRATION CSN 221 
 FUNDAMENTALS OF DISTRIBUTED & CLOUD COMPUTING CSN 222  6
 NETWORK INSTALLATIONS CSN 223  6
OPTIONAL SUBJECTS   ECTS
FINAL PROJECT CSN 224 12
INDUSTRIAL PLACEMENT CSN 225 12
No NAME QUALIFICATIONS RANK FT/PT
1 Antoniades George PhD Candidate
Post Graduate Diploma in Management
BSc in Business Administration/Marketing
Lecturer FT 
2 Beeks John Robert  BSc Computer Engineering Lecturer PT
3 Christophides Theodoros MSc Telecommunications & Computer Networks Engineering
BEng Telecommunications & Computer Networks Engineering
Lecturer PT
4 Ioannou Michalis MSc CyberSecurity
BSc Computer Science
Lecturer PT
5 Konstantinou Dora

PhD Candidate
MA in Educational Leadership and Management
BSc in Computer Science

Lecturer FT
6 Lara Henry BA Applied Linguistics  Lecturer FT

 

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