Computer Networking, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    9900
    Tuition (Year)
    4500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University of Bedfordshire ,

Increasing expectations of ‘anytime, anywhere’ access to network facilities (whether from desktop, laptop, smart phone or tablet) means a constant demand for new networking protocols and technologies to keep up with the needs of a technologically reliant society.


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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Why choose this course?

  • Study with staff active in networking and security research on a course with a balance of focus on wired and wireless technologies, working with a 64-node cluster, and other state-of-the-art equipment including virtualised environments as you advance your knowledge of both theoretical and practical challenges related to grid-computing
  • Explore areas including network systems, computer security, networking administration and management, wireless networking, distributed parallel architectures, advanced security countermeasures, professional project management and emerging technologies
  • Develop skills related to distributed networks (such as distributed and parallel architectures), ideal if you aim to pursue a career in networking, either in management or network set-up
  • Gain in-depth skills in network management and administration (allowing you to work as a Network Manager) including essential security aspects, grid-computing and fault tolerance
  • Benefit from developing expertise including components of professional qualifications such as CompTIA Linux+ and EC-Council CEH - equipping you for a career as a Network Engineer/Architect, in IT Support, as a Systems Analyst or Systems/Network Designer or in further study on an MSc by Research, MPhil or PhD.

Programme Structure

  • Network Systems and Administration
  • Wireless Networking
  • Systems and Network Security
  • Research Methodologies and Project Management
  • MSc Project – Computer Networking

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

  • A good UK honours degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Networking, Security, or Engineering.
  • For those without a first degree, you may be granted entry on the basis of your industrial work experience. Such work experience should total five or more years in a related subject area.

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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