Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Data Networks and Security

The course provides in-depth insight and skills in the specialist areas of network management and security, enabling students to meet the industrial and commercial demand for engineers and administrators able to design, implement and manage secure computer network systems; the course is designed primarily for technology graduates who have some prior knowledge of computing and/or networking and who wish to specialise in computer network engineering.

Entry requirements

2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline; evidence of necessary knowledge and skills to successfully enter and complete the course considered.

Course modules

Modules include: professional skills and research methods; network technology; design of scalable networking systems; network security; advanced firewall systems; management and optimisation of networking systems.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of coursework, examinations, presentations, practical assignments, vivas, online activities and project work; emphasis is placed upon the development of a broad range of relevant skills.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 825 per Credit (EU) 29 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 825 per Credit (England) 29 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 825 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 29 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 825 per Credit (Scotland) 29 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 825 per Credit (Wales) 29 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campuses Birmingham B4 7XG West Midlands

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Key information

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