Kingston University

Kingston University

Network and Information Security

This course gives students a technical understanding of both current and emerging technologies and the underlying theory of cryptography, networking and network security technologies. Students gain the skills needed to assess, plan, design and develop secure and reliable networks and systems.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject; or substantial work experience; international students must have an IELTS score of 6.5 (with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in the other elements) or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: cryptography; secure and dependable computing; network security; TCP/IP networks; research methods; project/dissertation. Plus 3 option modules from: broadband and mobile networks; building e-business; component-based software engineering; corporate data and database management; developing object-orientated solutions; electronic commerce technologies; digital communications; enterprise networking; geographical information fundamentals; internet map services; internet wireless networks; programming in Java; web development in Java; knowledge management; location-based services, applications and technologies; multimedia communications; network design and management; network operating systems; projects and risk management; requirements engineering and management; software engineering tools; software quality assurance; spatial information analysis and modelling; strategic information systems for e-business; usability engineering; visualisation and image processing; wireless communications; information technology and entrepreneurship.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (England) 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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