Bachelor in Computer Networking
Industry requires graduates with strong skills in the use of a number of software and hardware applications that are useful to the computer networking sector of industry. This programme has been specifically designed to be targeted at providing a cohort of students with a strong background in the use of these applications. In addition to the curricular offerings, students will also be able to gain industry qualifications in networking, namely Cisco's Certified Network Associate (CCNA). The programme examines a range of underpinning technologies involved in networking and specifically examines and employs the technologies involved in network configuration, performance management and their security. Additionally there are core courses in management and professional practice.
- Introduction to Computer Networking
- Programming Technologies
- Computer and Communications Engineering Applications
- Computer Modelling and Applied Mathematics
- Routing Management and Remote Access
- Enterprise Network Systems
- Systems Programming Technologies
- Software Engineering and Project Management
- Database Applications
- Construction and Materials Technology 2
- Individual Project
- Management and Communications
- Advanced Switching and Network Troubleshooting
The Bsc (Hons) in Computer Networking, is a 3-year full-time course, taught exclusively in the English language. Courses are offered within a two term period, with two exam periods in May and August. All courses are delivered during the weekday evenings to accommodate the needs of working students.
Programme Director: Mark Clements
Mr. Mark Clements (BSc, PGCE, CCNA, CNAP, PhD candidate): Mark holds a BSc in Electronic Engineering from the University of Kent and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from the University of Greenwich. He is also a Cisco Certified Network Associate. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD involving research on the internet inflicted evolution in the communication between human beings, and how this can be exploited. Mark has worked as an examination setter, moderator and marker for the Institute for Management of Information Systems during the time period 1997-2004. Since 1997 he has worked as a lecturer at the University of Greenwich, moving up to the senior lecturer position in 2002. He has been the associate head of the department of Computer & Communications Engineering since 2005. Mark has a very methodical, yet innovative approach to educational issues, especially in his field of expertise. His teaching style and overall personality are very appealing to students both overseas and in Greece, as witnessed in his frequent visiting lectures.
Local Programme Manager:
Mr. George Prokopakis, Head of Computer Science and Computing Program.
Mr. George Prokopakis, Head of Computer Science and Computing Program.
Mr. Prokopakis studied Computer Science at US Naval Postgraduate School and worked for many years in the Information Technology department of the Greek Army in projects like Command and Control Systems and Healthcare Information Systems. He was also teaching programming courses at the Greek Army’s Computer Programming School. for He is interested in Programming Languages, Algorithms and Data Structures, Web Based Applications, and the Internet of Things.
Ms. Kyvele Constantina Diareme (PhDc, MSc)
Ms. Kyvele Constantina Diareme (Ph.D.c) is finishing a Ph.D. in Computer Science and specifically in Web Geographic Information Systems at the Informatics Laboratory of the Agricultural University of Athens (AUA). Her research, results of which have been presented in international conferences and published in scientific books, focuses on the proposal of new evolutionary algorithms for the personalisation of thematic-agricultural tourism tours as well as on the management of Spatial Big Data. She holds a Degree in Agricultural Economics and Rural Development and two Master of Science (Μ.Sc.) degrees, one in Agricultural Economics and Development and one in Geoinformatics.
Among others, Ms. Diareme has participated in the proposal/submission and implementation of co-financed programs (Η2020, ΕNPI CBC MED) aiming at innovation withing the Information Technology and Communications sector. She has participated in programs dedicated to educating tutors use platforms for both sychronous and asychronous e-learning as well as in the Greek Open Courses program (NSRF 2007-2013) dedicated to the adaptation of courses taught at Greek Higher Education Institutes to the digital environment. She has been teaching Computer Science and related courses since 2015.
Dr. Georgios Papamichail (CCDP, CCNP, CCNA Sec, CCAI): George holds a Ph.D in Group Decision Making from the Athens University of Economics and Business and a DipIng in computer engineering and informatics from the University of Patras, Greece. He works as Head at the Department of Coordination of the Institute of Training, Greek National Center of Public Administration, and is interested in Network Management and Security, Group decision making and negotiations, Clustering applications, Management Information Systems and Business Strategy. During the last 15 years he has worked as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Information Systems at the Department of Management Science and Technology at the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), as a senior researcher at the Eltrun (the e-Business Center) at the AUEB, as Scientific Personnel at the Greek Open University, and as a consultant to the Greek Government and a number of Greek firms. He is the main Cisco Instructor at the Greek National Center of Public Administration and has received teaching awards both from Cisco (Instructor Excellence 2012), New York College (2010) and the Athens University of Economics and Business (2005). He has published more than 30 papers in well-known journals and conferences such as the European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Decision Systems and the Computer Journal.
Ms. Penny Vlagos: Penny was educated in the USA. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business and an MBA from Loyola University Chicago in Human Resource Management. Having moved to Greece in 1994, she worked for a multinational subscription television company as the Human Resource Officer. Penny has been teaching Business courses for New York College since 1999 at both the undergraduate and graduate level. As a licensed Leadership trainer for Dale Carnegie, she had the opportunity to conduct training events for the largest organizations in Greece. For the last year, she has also been teaching an online course in Lebanon through the Center for Distance Learning of Empire State College. Having the ability to build relationships with her students, she is in touch not only with current students but alumni as well.
On completion of the programme the successful graduate will enjoy a wide variety of job opportunities such as Networking engineer/designer/analyst working in the fields of IP telephony, security or switching and routing.