The program of Networks is designed for students to master the field of telecommunication networks which has witnessed tremendous developments and advancements over the last decade. Students in this department shall be granted the opportunity to thoroughly study state-of-the-art wire-line and wireless networks. The scope of the program spans all aspects of telecommunication networks; from services/applications provided over such networks through design/architecture of networks towards communication mechanisms for transferring data over these networks.
GUC is the leading institute in offering a degree in networks engineering. Network engineers have a vital role in establishing and maintaining this capability at corporations, hospitals and universities. Network engineers are responsible for building, maintaining and administering computer networks. The role varies from firm to firm, but it often includes troubleshooting hardware and software, providing software support and performing system design and analysis. Other increasingly demanded job titles with similar responsibilities include mobile communication network administrator, security engineer and network architect.
The Faculty of Information Engineering and Technology is offering an International Bachelor program in Networks. This program consists of 8 semesters which take 4 years to complete. The degree that will be issued is a Bachelor of Science in Information Engineering and Technology. The international bachelor enables the students to enter an International Master Program. The International Master program is at the present time only open to graduates of the GUC. The Master programs consists of semesters and the degree that will be issued is a Master of Science in Information Engineering and Technology.
According to the law in Egypt demanding at least 10 semesters as requirement for the Egyptian Bachelor in Engineering, a student can get the Egyptian Bachelor after another year of his/her study after the International Bachelor program. This year is considered to be the first year (2 terms) in the study program towards getting the International Master.
As for international accreditation, the Faculty of Information Engineering and Technology at the GUC received the accreditation from the Accreditation Certification and Quality Assurance Institute (ACQUIN) for both Bachelor and Master programs on the 19th of September, 2006.