Middlesex University

Middlesex University

Computer Networks

This course covers both day-to-day network operations and strategic network planning to establish the essential knowledge needed by professionals to design, upgrade and manage computer communications systems. The course provides methods for continually appraising a communication system, in light of business objectives and technological developments. Students will update their programming skills and make a functional and technical design of a communication system based on project goals, company standards and quality systems. The programme focuses on design and implementation and is aimed at students with a technical background.

Entry requirements

2nd 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. Applicants must have competence in English language and we normally require grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. The most common English language requirements for international students are IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all 4 components) or TOEFL internet based 87 (with at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading).

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through practical assignments, laboratory exercises, demonstrations of your work and group and individual projects and presentations. You will also sit exams and submit coursework, including research reports and design documents, and there will be some seminar-based assessment. You will receive regular feedback on your work, including your assessed coursework and exams.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 48 per Credit (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 8411 5555