University of Kent
This course includes computer architectures, operating systems, network technologies, data storage and software development processes. A wide range of threats and other security issues (for example, denial-of-service attacks, hacking, viruses and worms) are covered along with defences and countermeasures. The programme is aimed at computing graduates who are seeking careers as computer security professionals or who are interested in research.
A 1st, 2.1 or high 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in computing or a related subject.
Assessment is through a mixture of written examinations and coursework, the relative weights of which vary according to the nature of the module. The final project is assessed by a dissertation, except for the MSc in IT Consultancy for which the practical consultancy work is assessed through a series of reports covering each of the projects undertaken.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,250 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 15,380 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 2,625 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 7,690 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Canterbury Campus||Canterbury||CT2 7NZ||South East|
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