Computer Networking, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    9900
    Tuition (Year)
    4500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

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?

Key features

  • 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

  • Network systems

  • Computer security

  • Networking administration and management

  • Wireless networking

  • Distributed parallel architectures

  • Advanced security countermeasures

  • Professional project management

  • Emerging technologies

Programme Structure

Units

  • 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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 36 months

      1 year (full time) / 2-3 years (part time)

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level or equivalent in a computing related subject.

Additional:

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.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 9900 International
  • GBP 4500 EU/EEA

Funding

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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