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MSc Computer Networking

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    MSc 1 year full-time

Course Description

This course is designed to give you knowledge of both wired and wireless technology to enable you to enter a career in this fast-paced industry.

This course is offered via block delivery. There are six entry points allowing you to start when it is most suitable.

  • 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.

Entry Requirements

UK applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.

EU/International applicants please visit website for details.

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Fees

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Programme Funding

There are numerous sources of funding available for postgraduate students, both from external sources such as the Government and from the University.

Student Destinations

As a graduate of this course you will have gained practical skills that are much sought after in the business world. Career opportunities include IT and help desk support; network technician or administrator; systems administrator; network engineer or architect; computer networking instructor; university academic or ICT teacher, or network infrastructure manager.

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