University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Distributed Systems and Networks

The course gives the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to design and implement distributed systems and networks.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree in computer science or a similar subject; those without an Honours degree in computer science but a 2nd Class Honours degree in another subject can apply, but will also need to take foundation modules; professional experience may be considered; minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent is required for those whose 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Core modules include: Distributed systems security; wireless, mobile and ad-hoc networking; mobile, multicast and multimedia networking; project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Variable - 16 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
01707 284800