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MScComputer Networking

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With this postgraduate qualification, you will be well placed to
develop a career as a high-level network designer or administrator.
You may also pursue further research in the continually moving areas
of computer science and networking technologies.

During the course you will:

  • Enjoy the opportunity to work wit a 64-node cluster and other
    state-of-the-art equipment
  • Develop your skills alongside leading experts in the fields of
    Wireless and Mobile Network Planning and Femtocells
  • Benefit from studying on a course that integrates professional
    qualifications (CISCO CCNA/CCNP and CompTIA) and academic work
  • Gain access to our purpose-designed facilities, which are ranked
    in the top 25% of department facilities in the UK by the British
    Computer Society (BCS)

Areas of study you may cover on this course include:

  • Computer security
  • Networking administration and management
  • Emerging technologies
  • Professional network management
  • Network systems
  • Wireless networking
  • Distributed parallel architectures
  • Advanced security countermeasures


Career opportunities


Throughout the course we develop your ability to reflect on your
performance, and to develop teamwork, written and oral communication.


On completing this course students are likely to progress into the
following areas:


  • IT and Helpdesk Support
  • Network Technician
  • Systems or Network Administrator
  • Systems Analyst
  • Network Engineer or Architect
  • Systems or Network Designer
  • Computer Networking Instructor, University Academic, or ICT
  • Network infrastructure Manager

Further study:

  • MSc by Research, MPhil or PhD
Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States