|Study location||United Kingdom, (Main Site)|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£14,311 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
One academic reference must be sent
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The Network Computing MSc course covers technological, operational
and strategic aspects of distributed and networked computer systems
with core modules of study including support issues and the design of
The course explores network and distributed computing issues in a
range of application areas including; multimedia, databases, usability
and information security.
This course has two parts, the Taught Modules
and Master Project.
Successful completion of the taught modules, which involves eight
single modules of study, leads to the award of postgraduate diploma
and, if the appropriate performance is achieved, allows progression
onto the masters project.
- Computer Architectures and Principles (double)
- Internet and Information Security (double)
- Network Planning and Management (double)
- Research Methods
Plus two more modules chosen from a wide range of options available
to allow individuals to tailor their programme to meet specific needs
The final stage of this course requires the completion of a
master’s project, which must relate directly to the subject being
studied. To complete this successfully students will develop a sound
capability to carry out research. The project can be conducted either
as a placement in an external organisation or working with one of the
University research groups.
The MSc project serves to integrate, apply and further develop the
different aspects within the taught part of the programme.
After completing the programme, you will have gained the skills to
move into an area of network management:
- Designing and managing the implementation of a company LAN
- Assessing the security risks associated with internet use or a
- Advising on the specification of a company intranet
- Troubleshooting a WAN for global company communications