University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Computer Systems and Network Engineering

This is a programme of study that involves networking, software development technologies and architectures for the design and management of modern distributed computer systems and networks. The emphasis is on a software engineering approach based on sound modern software engineering project management methods, tools and techniques, which enable an integrated lifecycle systems development view. The programme aims to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and understanding required to allow them to contribute to the planning, design and management of modern network based computer systems. Students will gain the understanding of current technologies and architectures necessary for the network and communications infrastructure of enterprise computer systems.

Entry requirements

A first degree in computing, computing science or a numerate subject (such as maths, physics, engineering, IS, multimedia) which includes some software development and some computer networking or communications; or a substantial commercial/industrial experience including software development using modern programming languages and design.

Course modules

Modules include: Project and dissertation (including a course in critical thinking and research methods); enterprise software engineering development; software engineering management; software tools and techniques; visual interactive programming; network and internet technologies and design; network management; distributed data management technology; distributed data architecture and management; data warehousing; web engineering; enterprise web engineering; data-mining and knowledge discovery in databases; mobile application development; e-business applications; network security; computer security and risk analysis; operating systems and application server security; high performance systems engineering; high performance distributed memory systems.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through examinations, coursework and a project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,350 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Greenwich Maritime Campus Greenwich SE10 9LS South East

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