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Choose Kingston’s Network & Information Security / with Management Studies MSc

Computer network and information security is of increasing importance – new legislation, technologies, vulnerabilities and threats necessitate frequent system updates. This course aims to equip you with technical knowledge of current and emerging technologies and an understanding of the underlying theory of cryptography, networking and network security technologies. You will learn to assess, plan, design and develop secure and reliable networks and systems. You can combine this course with management studies.

Key features

  • This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
  • The course is taught in a specialist data communications lab with access to the latest networking and security equipment from vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft and Clavister. Current and emerging technology will also be demonstrated by representatives from industry.
  • You will have the option to work in one of our state-of-the-art research labs, called WMN (Wireless Multimedia and Networking). WMN is involved in EU and UK research collaborations and offers opportunities for advanced research and short-term research fellowships on completion of your MSc degree.

Study Details:

MSc 1 or 2 years full-time, 2-3 years part-time

Module Details:

The full MSc course consists of an induction programme, four taught modules, and project dissertation. Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Network and Information Security MSc modules
  • Cryptography and Applications
  • Network and Information Security
  • Data Communications
  • Project Dissertation
  • One option module
Network and Information Security with Management Studies MSc modules
  • Cryptography and Applications
  • Network and Information Security
  • Data Communications
  • Business in Practice
  • Project Dissertation

Fees

Home and European Union 2017/18: full time £6,400; part time £3,520 Overseas (not EU) 2017/18: full time £13,300 part time £7,315

Entry Requirements

Good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, or substantial work experience.

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