Why an IT Network Engineering Programme?
Our IT Network Engineering Programme is designed to prepare you for the fast-paced world of IT, imparting the skills necessary to adapt to an industry that changes more and more rapidly each year. Your first year of studies will concentrate on the fundamental skills required by all IT professionals. In your second year, you will specialise in Network Engineering, learning how to install, configure and troubleshoot Windows Servers, being introduced to IT security and discovering new and emerging technologies.
What You’ll Learn
A core skillset of fundamental IT abilities
Computer hardware and software
Windows client and server operating systems
Windows Server installations, configuration and troubleshooting
An introduction to Linux
Insight into new and emerging technology
Computer Hardware Engineer
Network Solutions Architect
Network Infrastructure Analyst
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
Microsoft Certified Professional
CompTIA A+ Certified Computer Technician
CompTIA Network+ Certified Network Technician
CompTIA Security+ Network Security Professional
Cisco Certified Network Associate
Amazon Web Services Cloud Practitioner Essentials
Why Study this Programme and Receive Support from NewBridge?
NewBridge provides a revolutionary learning model, combining full-time lecture and tutorial support with carefully-chosen Short Learning Programmes (SLPs) and a unique Professional Development Programme (PDP). This course includes SLPs aimed at developing the way you think and preparing you for lifelong learning.
Our Professional Development Programme runs concurrently with your course, giving you a competitive edge by imparting crucial skills for navigating your academic career, the digital world, the workplace, your finances, and even your personal life.
Programme Content While Studying at NewBridge
6 Months PDP Content
- Academic Orientation
- Work Readiness
- Financial Literacy
- Personal Development
- Digital Citizenship
Year 1 Qualification Content
- PC Fundamentals – Hardware
- PC Fundamentals – Software
- Office Support 1
- Network Fundamentals
- Windows 10
- Office Support 2
- Introduction to Databases
- Introduction to Windows Server
- Windows Server 2016 Part 1
- Introduction to Programming
Year 2 Qualification Content
- Windows Server 2016 Part 2
- Windows Server 2016 Part 3
- Introduction to Linux
- Office 365 Fundamentals
- Routing and Switching Part 1
- Routing and Switching Part 2
- Network Security
Bridging the Gap
At NewBridge, we focus on the often-neglected gaps – the transition from the classroom to the lecture theatre, and from the lecture theatre to the boardroom. Our unique and exclusive Professional Development Programme combines modules on the crucial life skills required to confidently navigate the world with relevant Short Learning Programmes from internationally-recognised universities and institutions to boost your skills in your chosen career path.
Your Competitive Edge
Professional Development Programme (PDP)
Our exclusive Professional Development Programme (PDP) equips every NewBridge student with the skills and insights required to create an accomplished career in the field. Our PDP includes modules on Academic Orientation, Work Readiness, Financial Literacy, Personal Development and Digital Citizenship, giving students the tools to make the most of their educational journey and to follow a prosperous career and life path after they graduate.
Short Learning Programmes (SLP)
Forming part of your PDP, Short Learning Programmes (SLPs) are short courses offered through a variety of internationally-recognised institutions. Each course at NewBridge is accompanied by a custom set of SLPs which have been chosen for their direct benefit to your study path.
To augment your IT Network Engineering Programme, you will take part in some of the following SLPs:
- Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects (McMaster University and University of California)
- Understanding Memory: Explaining the psychology of memory through movies (Wesleyan University)
- Mindshift: Break through obstacles to learning and discover your hidden potential (McMaster University)
- Design Thinking for Innovation (University of Virginia)
The skills you learn in these short courses will be integrated into your academic career and beyond, empowering you to develop the mindset and capabilities to embark on a journey of lifelong learning.
A Unique Approach to Tertiary Education
The NewBridge education model is a new approach to education, an evolution in the progress towards a dynamic, comprehensive learning experience. Our teaching methods embrace a wide variety of learning methodologies, including face-to-face learning, workshops, online engagement, blended learning, tutorials, presentations and peer-to-peer collaboration. Our campus is fully digitally-enabled, allowing you to immerse yourself in new and innovative technologies, giving you every advantage possible. Our approach ensures that you are prepared to not only launch your career, but to successfully embrace a lifetime of opportunities.
Your fees include full-time lecture and tutorial support for your chosen academic programme, our exclusive PDP syllabus, relevant SLPs, use of all campus amenities, and all sport and social activities. You are responsible for paying fees to NewBridge as well as to the external examining bodies for your particular programme.
We have made various payment options available for your convenience. Upon registration, you will be able to select the payment option that works best for you. To view our 2019 fees structure, please click the button below.