Computer Networking, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    9900 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
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.

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

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

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

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
Check if you match the admission requirements

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

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

  • International Applies to you

    9900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

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

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.