London Metropolitan University
Computer Networking and Cyber Security
In this course, students develop the ability to design and manage networking and cyber security systems. It provides knowledge of the latest security principles, tools and techniques and an understanding of the principles underpinning effective approaches to cyber defence in response to a cyber-attack.
A 2.2 degree or equivalent in electronics and communications, computer science, computing or a closely related discipline; applicants with relevant professional experience may also be considered; all applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language; applicants who require a tier 4 student visa may need to provides a secure English language test (SELT) such as academic IELTS; the university's minimum language entry requirements to postgraduate taught courses require a pass in English language at GCSE at grade C or above, or IELTS test at band 6.0 or above with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component, or an equivalent English language qualification.
Core modules: advanced routing protocols; network and system security; cyber security; advanced switched networks; project; optional modules: advanced digital forensics; advanced digital crime investigation; information security; broadband networks; computer network analysis and simulation.
The method of assessment for each module is clearly described in the individual module guide which is made available to the students at the start of the semester; every module has dedicated web site providing students with comprehensive learning/teaching material including workshop exercises; module leaders use this site regularly to communicate with their students including providing general feedback, guidelines on how to write technical report/effective presentations and keeping logbooks; modules employ a combination of the following forms of assessments: case study reports and presentations; laboratory workbooks/logbooks; unseen examinations; part seen examinations; individual vivas.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MS||Full-time||£ 7,965 per Academic year (home fees)||1 calendar years|
|MS||Full-time||£ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 calendar years|
|MSc||Part-time day and evening||£ 885 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Holloway||Islington||N7 8DB||South East|
020 7133 4202