University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Network and Computer Systems Security

This programme is designed for graduates with a good first degree in computer science, information systems or other computing-related subjects, with some knowledge of computer networks from study at undergraduate level. It is suitable for both new graduates wishing to specialise in computer security and IT professionals who wish to further their skills and move into this area. It covers relevant skills, software and hardware technologies, and the more theoretical studies that underpin everyday practice. In addition, it ensures that students have a basic understanding of the international standards and legal and regulatory requirements that pertain to computer security in different nations.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a first degree (at least a 2.2) in Computer Science or an equivalent qualification, with some knowledge of computer networks from undergraduate study.

Course modules

Modules include: Critical thinking and research methodS; cyber security; managing it security and risk; network and internet technologies and design; network management; computer crime and forensics; audit and security; system administration and security.

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 (England) 12 months
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 Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Wales) 24 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

Campus details

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

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