University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Computer Networking Principles and Practice

This course considers current research andpractice in computer networking; distributedsystems and security. Students develop technical expertise and practical skills in the design,management and evaluation of networks, and in the use of tools and techniques for system security.

Entry requirements

A recent, good Bachelors degree (e.g. Honours degree from the UK) or equivalent in computer science or closely-related subject. Plus IELTS 6.0 if your 1st language is not English. Applicants who do not wholly meet these requirements, but who are considered to have the professional experience, motivation or potential to succeed at the programme, may also be accepted.

Course modules

Modules include: computer networking principles and practice Master's project; distributed systems security; investigative methods for computer science; multicast and multimedia networking; network system administration; preparation for placement; professional issues; professional work placement; secure systems programming; wireless, mobile and ad-hoc networking; Master's project. Optional modules include: advanced databases; artificial life with robotics; data mining; digital forensics; human computer interaction (principles and practice); information security, management and compliance); investigative methods for computer science; measures and models for software engineering; mobile standards, interfaces and applications; neural networks and machine learning; penetration testing; professional issues; programming paradigms; programming for software engineers; software engineering practice and experience; theory and practice of artificial intelligence.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on the completion of a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Sandwich September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
MSc Variable September 2016 - 15 months

Campus details

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

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