Course Description

The Associate Degree of Network Engineering prepares students to become job-ready network engineering specialists. Importantly, graduates of this award will have the skills and knowledge to design, commission and maintain networks that play a crucial role in the infrastructure of industry and government organisations.

This Associate Degree provides the general background necessary for graduates to find careers in the network engineering field. Alternatively, graduates may elect to continue their study to become an IT professional.

The network engineering course was developed in consultation with industry representatives and aligned with industry requirements. Study opportunities are also provided to assist students to undertake sought-after industry training modules, including Cisco and Microsoft certifications.


2 years full time, 4 years part time

Starting dates

February, July, November

Course codes

Charles Darwin University (CDU) Code: XNENG1