The course provides a good balance between wired and wireless technologies.
You will gain in-depth skills in network management and administration (allowing you to work as Network Managers) as well as the security aspects.
In addition there is a chance to gain skills related to distributed networks (such as distributed and parallel architectures).
It is ideal if you are looking to pursue a career in networking (either management, or more practical areas such as network set-up).
Why choose this course?
Delivered by staff active in networking and security research
Work with a 64-node cluster, other state-of-the-art equipment including virtualised environments with the latest operating systems and software tools
Areas of study include
Networking administration and management
Distributed parallel architectures
Advanced security countermeasures
Professional project management
Advanced Security And Countermeasures (CIS051-6) Compulsory
Computer Security (CIS050-6) Compulsory
Distributed And Parallel Architectures (CIS017-6) Compulsory
Emerging Technologies (CIS004-6) Compulsory
Msc Project (CIS000-6) Compulsory
Network Systems (CIS016-6) Compulsory
Networking Administration And Management (CIS023-6) Compulsory
Professional Project Management (CIS011-6) Compulsory
Wireless Networking (CIS024-6) Compulsory
1 year (full time) / 2-3 years (part time)
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Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level or equivalent in a computing related subject.
For applicants who do not possess a first degree entry onto the course may be granted on the basis of relevant industrial work experience. Such work experience should total 5 or more years.
We can advise you on scholarships and bursaries which are available and could be an extra source of income.
The Scholarships & Bursaries team are James Partington and Shajna Begum and can be contacted at SAB@beds.ac.uk
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