M.Sc. On Campus

Networking and Data Communications

Kingston University

12 months
15900 GBP/year
9620 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This Networking and Data Communications with Management Studies course at Kingston University offers the knowledge and skills for designing, developing and operating secure IP-based networks. It offers practical skills in the specification, design, modelling and implementation of software and hardware.


In the Networking and Data Communications with Management Studies course at Kingston University, you will gain specialist knowledge of digital communications, multimedia communications, wireless networks and security issues. You will study the technologies of LTE and 5G wireless networks and the Internet of Things. 


The Networking and Data Communications MSc helps to prepare you for roles such as:

  • technical project manager
  • solutions architect
  • algorithm manager
  • wireless software engineer
  • technical integrations manager
  • test engineer
  • RF test automation engineer
  • Project manager
  • Security consultant
  • 3GPP RAN WG2 standardisation consultant
  • multimedia streaming standardisation consultant
  • communications and signal processing consultant

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Data Communications
  • Wireless Communications and Networks
  • Network and Information Security
  • Multimedia Communications
  • Transport Layer Services
  • Multiplexing
  • TCP Congestion Control

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in computer science/IT or substantial relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9620 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK students tuition fees:

  • MSc part time £5,291

International students tuition fees: 

  • MSc part time £8,745

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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