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Computer Networks and Cybersecurity
Computer Networks and Cybersecurity MSc
Computer Networks and Cybersecurity MSc

Computer Networks and Cybersecurity MSc

  • ID:US440016
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

We usually require applicants to hold at least a 2:2 honours degree in a computing or related discipline (mathematics, statistics, engineering). Alternatively, students who have five years’ relevant industry experience will also be considered.

English requirements

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

You need an overall score of 6.0, with at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) will also be accepted if the applicant’s element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS. After 6 April 2015, you must take your IELTS exams at one of the test centres listed on the UKVI website.

  • Pearson Test of English Academic

You need an overall score of 56 with no less than 51 in each skill.

  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)

You need grade C or above.

  • Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE)

You need grade C or above.

  • O-Level English Language or GCSE English Language

You need grade C or above (UK Exam board).

  • Malaysian SPM 1119

You need grade 6 or above (only grades 1, 2 or 3 are acceptable for Law).

  • Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) II

You need Merit or Distinction.

  • Degree in English

If you have another qualification not listed above, contact the International Office for advice. If you do not have the necessary level of English you may need to take one of the University's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) University Preparation Courses before you begin your course.

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Course Information

  • The course combines Computer Networking and Cybersecurity
  • Our research is rated as ‘Internationally excellent' in Computer Science and Informatics, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)
  • The course is influenced by research both in terms of inclusion of research interests of academic staff and collaborative projects with industrial partners. We have a strong track record of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships as a means of formalising applied research
  • Academic expertise in cybersecurity, real-time communication, cloud and network security are embedded throughout the modules and underpin the learning outcomes
  • The department has been a Cisco partner for over 10 years
  • Employment in IT is forecast to grow more than three times faster than for UK employment as a whole (e-skills UK)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This course gives you the opportunity to develop advanced skills and knowledge which can be applied to a range of employment situations. Potential roles include:

  • Network Engineer
  • Senior Network Engineer
  • Network Designer/Architect
  • Cybersecurity Specialist

Ability to settle

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