DEPARTMENT OF NETWORKING AND SYSTEM SECURITY Programmes:

The department offers the following programmes:
(i) National Innovation Diploma (NID) in Networking and System Security,
(ii) Certificate in Networking

Objectives of the programme:
A product of NID in Networking & System Security should be able to: 
(i) Diagnose and correct faults on different networks;
(ii) Implement network security and handle back up and recovery;
(iii) Install, configure and troubleshoot all types of network hardware devices;
(iv) Set up and upgrade a computer network;
(v) Start a small and medium scale enterprise that would provide solutions to organizations’ networks;
(vi) Manage and administer computer network for optimum utilization;
(vii) Update the performance and baseline of a network using network monitoring tools.

Entry Qualifications:
The entry qualifications into National Innovation Diploma in Networking & System Security programme include any of the following:-
(a) Five (5) credit level passes in GCE “O” level or Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) at not more than two sittings. The five subjects must include Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English language and any other subject.
(b) National Vocational Certificate (NVC, Final) or National Technical Certificate {NTC} with credit passes in the trade modules and five academic subjects relevant to the programme and at least a pass in English language.

Course Specifications:

Year I Semester I


S/N

Course Code

Course Title

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre

1

GNS 101

English Language & Communication I

2

-

-

2

2

 

2

MTH 101

Mathematics I

2

2

-

3

3

 

3

NSS 111

Basic Computing Skills

2

-

3

5

5

 

4

NSS 112

Computer Application Packages

1

-

3

4

4

 

5

NSS 113

Introduction to Networking

2

-

3

5

5

 

6

NSS 114

Networking Operating Systems

2

-

3

5

5

 

 

TOTAL

 

11

2

12

19

19

 

 

 

Year I Semester II


S/N

Course Code

Course Title

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre

1

GNS 111

English Language & Communication II

2

-

-

2

2

 

2

GNS 121

Citizenship Education

2

-

-

2

2

 

3

MTH 102

Mathematics

2

2

-

4

4

 

4

NSS 121

Networking Design Topology & Network Protocols

2

-

3

5

5

 

5

NSS 122

Network Cabling

2

-

3

5

5

 

6

NSS 123

Introduction to Networking Devices

2

-

3

5

5

 

 

TOPTAL

 

12

2

9

13

13

 

Year II Semester I


S/N

Course Code

Course Title

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre

1

 

Entrepreneurship

1

-

2

5

5

 

2

 

Technical Report Writing

2

-

-

2

2

 

3

NSS 231

Introduction to WAN Technologies

2

-

3

5

5

 

4

NSS 232

Network Security

2

-

3

5

5

 

5

NSS 233

Power & Network Management

2

-

3

5

5

 

6

NSS 234

Data Security

2

-

3

5

5

 

 

TOTAL

 

11

0

14

27

27

 

Year II Semester II


S/N

Course Code

Course Title

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre

1

NSS 241

Web Server Fundamentals

2

-

3

5

5

 

2

NSS 242

Fundamentals of Wireless LANs

2

-

3

5

5

 

3

NSS 243

Project Management

2

-

3

5

5

 

4

NSS 244

Final Year Project

-

-

3

5

5

 

 

TOTAL

 

6

0

12

20

20

 

Key: L       -       Lecture Hours
        T      -       Tutorial
        P      -       Practical
        CU    -       Credit Unit
        CH    -       Contact Hour (per week)
         Pre -       Prerequisite

Contact Information

Campus Address:
Ikot Idem,
Off Ikono Road,
Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State,
Nigeria.

Postal Address:
P. O. Box 1166
Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State,
Nigeria.

Phone: 0802-742-4802, 0706-809-2448
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