Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Network Systems Engineering

Network technologies are changing the way we work and live. You need a big picture of the way the technologies interact. Besides knowing how to configure network hardware and design and monitor large networks, learn about the way that communication and data networks are converging, study best practice for making networks secure and find out about how software defined networking will affect the field. The programme offers the flexibility, expert teaching and hands-on experience needed to succeed. This duration of this course is 1 year (+ optional placement).

Entry requirements

A minimum of BSc (Hons) 2:2 in a computing, electronic engineering or similar background along with evidence of computer networking experience at the level of Cisco CCNA. If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 6.5.

Course modules

Core modules: Professional and Research Skills with Entrepreneurship, Advanced Routing and Switching, MSc Project (September), Intrusion Analysis and Incident Management, Monitoring and Simulation, Masters Stage 1 Placement Preparation, Servers, Datacentres and Cloud and Multimedia Networking. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858