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Network Security

University of Winnipeg

Postgraduate Diploma
16 months
Duration
11775 CAD/year
16935 CAD/year
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About

This Network Security program from University of Winnipeg is offered in partnership with Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT). 

Overview

Acquire the IT security skills to mitigate threats with a combination of hands-on learning in state-of-theart CISCO Labs and solid theoretical foundation in concepts of IT security. Graduates are skilled network security specialists equipped to combat even the most advanced computer and network security attacks.

Manitoba Job Futures has identified the following job classifications as high growth occupations: Network Security Specialist, Network Administrator, Network Technician and Internet Server Administrator.

Objectives

The Network Security program from University of Winnipeg is a joint programming initiative between the University of Winnipeg and the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT). This diploma program blends the opposable elements of hands-on learning with the theoretical/conceptual nature of IT security. Graduates will have an in-depth knowledge of and training in various protocols, network standards, designs and security solutions. This program actively integrates the dynamics of MITT's Regional CISCO Academy to the University’s cryptography and security schematics.

Outcomes

The program assists graduates in preparing for the CISCO CCNA designations, an internationally and industry-recognized professional certification.

Graduates of this program will receive the Network Security Diploma and the Management Certificate.

Career Opportunites

  • Security Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Server Administrator

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Applied Open Source Server Administration
  • Applied Windows Server Administration
  • Business Fundamentals 
  •  C Programming Basics 
  •  Cisco CCENT 
  • Cisco Collaboration†
  • Effective Oral Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
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.
86 (required)
PTE 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

  • International students are required to hold a minimum of an undergraduate degree
  • The Cumulative GPA, or Final Percentage, on these transcripts will be assessed for eligibility.
  • In cases where the number of applicants exceeds the available spaces, applicants will be assessed on the following criteria: amount of, and type of work experience; academic grades; and proficiency in English.
  • Minimum(Computer Science, IT,  or Related Preferred): 60%

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16932 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22580 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    11772 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15700 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
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Funding

Students attending programs at PACE are eligible for many funding possibilities such as bursaries, scholarships, government student aid, lines of credit, and sponsorship.

Financial Aid is administered by the Awards and Financial Aid Office, which supports the access and excellence mandate of The University of Winnipeg through a comprehensive program of scholarships, awards, prizes and bursaries.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Network Security Postgraduate Diploma
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