London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Computer Networking and Cyber Security with Work Experiencen

This course is designed for those wishing to develop the ability to design and manage robust networking and cyber security systems and at the same time, gain Cisco accreditation. Security of our systems is one of the most challenging topics of our time. The MSc provides knowledge of the very latest security principles, tools and techniques taught by specialist staff in a dedicated information technology security laboratory, and an understanding of the principles underpinning effective approaches to cyber defence in response to a cyber attack. Guest speakers from industry will complement the teaching staff and work experience opportunities are available in a relevant working environment before you undertake your final project. This additional and crucial element will provide a unique student experience that will enhance your employability after graduation.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 UK degree or equivalent in electronics and communications, computer science, computing or a closely related discipline. Applicants with relevant professional experience will also be considered. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment methods is employed throughout the course. 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
MSc Full-time £ 9,810 per Academic year (home fees) 18 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 18 months
MSc Part-time day and evening £ 1,090 per Credit module (home fees) 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Holloway Islington N7 8DB South East

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