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Computing (Web Technology and Security)

University of Northampton

M.Sc.
12 months
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12750 GBP/year
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The postgraduate Computing (Web Technology and Security) course from University of Northampton allows you to study cyber security at a greater depth, develop your research and analytical skills and complete an individual thesis investigating an area you are particularly interested in.

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Overview

Course Details

Today’s society relies on computing and computer technology, creating a high demand for internet security products and services as well as people with the knowledge and expertise to design, implement and manage secure internet applications. While this pathway is mostly technical in focus, you will also learn about the business context and develop interpersonal skills that are vital to problem solving in business.

Whichever option you take, you will study six modules and complete a dissertation. Some of the optional modules are only offered according to staff availability and student numbers.

Career Opportunities 

When you graduate from this Computing (Web Technology and Security) course from University of Northampton you will be able to embark upon a range of careers in the broad IT and computing industry. There is a continuing demand for well-trained staff in this industry. 

Some examples of job roles include: Information Technology' Manager, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Offcer, Lead Information Architect , Chief Information Security Officer/Analyst Information Security Risk Officer, Project Web Programmer/Developer/Designer, Lead Software Developer, Information Security Consultant, Cyber Security Manager , Source Code Auditor, IT Security Operations Specialist 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intelligent Systems
  • Distributed Systems
  • Databases 
  • Media Techniques
  • Internet Programming 
  • Internet Security 
  • Programming 
  • Specification Analysis and Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

380 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
First Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold a recognised first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in a relevant subject. We expect that you will have a working knowledge of computers and networks and it is essential that you have practical hands-on experience of at least one programming language.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time: £3,750 (Year one 100 Credits) £3,000 (Year two 80 Credits)

Funding

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