#CoursesGalore: Computer Systems and Networking
What is it?
Computer systems and networking course will enable you to develop virtual networks and online services such as online banking services, inter-computer networks in an organisation, and global networks that make it possible for people across the world to play computer games with each other.
What will you study?
You will learn how to build networks, manage them, and develop software to support the applications that run on them. You will learn how to link two or more computers together via communication systems. The course will also expose you to the hardware and software of a computer.
Software technology; programming languages; operating systems, and databases; computational linguistics; computer systems modeling and performance evaluation; data communication and distributed networks; local area network (LAN) technologies and topologies; network programming; network systems administration and network security; parallel computing and user interface development.
Typical course duration
A degree course in this subject will last for at least three years.
Good grades in mathematics and advanced mathematics (calculus, algebra etc) is usually necessary. A background in physics will be an advantage.
What do graduates do?
Graduates can find work as system analysts, consultants and systems administrators.