University of Kent

University of Kent

Networks and Security

This programme provides a broad coverage of computer networks, computer security and mobile device technologies. It looks in depth at some of the security issues that fixed and wireless networks are subject to, and the current solutions employed to address these problems. This course will appeal to computing graduates seeking careers in the network or network security industries, or those who wish to carry on with this topic as an area of research.

Entry requirements

A 1st, 2.1 or 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in computing or a related subject. Please also check our website for general entry requirements (including English language requirements).

Assessment methods

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 £ 12,890 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,625 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,460 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01227 827272