Middlesex University

Middlesex University

Network Security and Pen Testing

The course provides both intensive practical training and a profound theoretical education, extending beyond the technicalities of network security to cover strategic and organisational issues.

Entry requirements

A second class honours degree or above in computer science, science or engineering, or an equivalent overseas qualification. Candidates with other degrees but with relevant work experience will also be considered.

Course modules

Modules include: Computer networks and internetworking; operating systems and application environments; security architectures and mechanisms; penetration testing and forensics; network security and services; cyber security and legal regulations; project research and communication skills; postgraduate project in computer and communications engineering.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through practical assignments, including laboratory work, and coursework including essays, reports, presentations and class discussions. Some assessed work will be group work. You will receive regular feedback on your work, including your assessed coursework and your exams.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hendon Campus Barnet NW4 4BT South East

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