Kingston University

Kingston University

Networking and Data Communications with Management Studies

This course provides students with the opportunity to gain an understanding of the internet protocol suite that will form the core for future data networks. Students also have the opportunity to study for industry certification, including CISCO, as an optional extra. Students develop the skills involved in the specification, design, modelling and implementation of software and hardware. Students also learn about the multimedia communications principles, wireless networks, security issues and technologies, and enterprise networks. Following the 'with management studies' route, students learn the fundamentals of marketing, finance and/or managing people and organisations, which will set your technical knowledge in a management context.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent in computer science/information technology; or substantial relevant work experience; where English is not the 1st language an IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking.

Course modules

Modules include: Digital communications; internet wireless networks; multimedia communications; TCP/IP networks; research methods; project/dissertation; management studies modules: managing people and organisations; financial resource management; entrepreneurship in context; managing operations. Option modules: broadband and mobile networks; e-business; component-based software engineering; corporate data and database management; developing object-orientated solutions; e-technologies; internet wireless networks; IT and entrepreneurship; knowledge management; network design and management; network operating systems; network security; programming in Java; projects and risk management; requirements engineering and management; secure and dependable computing; software engineering tools; software quality assurance; strategic information systems for e-business; usability engineering; visualisation and image processing; web development in java; wireless communications.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,950 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

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