Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Computer and Network Engineering

The programme will equip students with the skills they need to move into computer and network engineering. Students learn about hardware and software aspects of computer network technologies and examine their design, specification and integration in a range of contexts. Students gain the skills needed to move from a related discipline to computer and network engineering; they study the latest technologies used in modern-day computer networking systems; learn about providing the hardware and software infrastructure for a range of organisations.

Entry requirements

Normally students need at least a 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK institution in a relevant engineering or science subject, or an equivalent qualification from the UK or overseas. Students may have other qualifications, for example a HND, backed up with relevant industrial experience. If 1st language is not English: IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent). Alternatively a Sheffield Hallam University pre-sessional English course will enable students to achieve an equivalent English level.

Course modules

Communications and network modules include: communication engineering; communication media; communication networks; network applications. Computer engineering modules include: microprocessor engineering; object-oriented methods; operating systems; software engineering; optional modules include: applicable artificial intelligence; business process management; digital signal processing; advanced computer systems architectures. Plus students undertake a major project under the supervision of a tutor.

Assessment methods

By final examination, coursework and project reports

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 3,100 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Engineering and Technology Postgraduate Office
Telephone number: 
0114 225 2912