Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Computer Networks and Security

The programme provides specialist study of computer networks and computer security. These two areas are strongly related, given the ubiquity of networks and the vulnerability to attack of networks and of systems connected to them. Although, computer network security is covered in the course, the award is a hybrid of computer network study and computer security with the intention to equip you with advanced skills in both areas. The networking topics utilise Cisco networking equipment and support material provided by Cisco Systems Inc.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a related subject area.

Course modules

Modules include: Networking concepts (two weeks pre-enrolment); research methods; professional switched networks; network security; computer security: low-level; virtualisation; advanced quality of service techniques over a converged network; professional routed networks; maintaining a converged IP based network; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Sandwich September 2016 GBP 5,130 per Whole course (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stafford Campus) Stafford ST18 0AD West Midlands

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