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Master On Campus Online

Network Security

Heriot-Watt University

12 months
Duration
20808 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The MSc in Network Security at Heriot-Watt University teaches the theory, methods and tools of computer network security. 

Overview

It imparts the knowledge and skills needed to keep computer networks safe from attacks and threats by teaching how to formulate security policies, deploy network security solutions and validate their effectiveness. 

Highlights 

  • The Network Security programme at Heriot-Watt University offers as well a detailed understanding of contemporary issues in network security research areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Network Security
  • Advanced Network Security
  • Research Methods and Project Planning
  • Masters Project and Dissertation
  • Advanced Software Engineering
  • Industrial Programming
  • Big Data Management

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline is for Scottish and RUK students.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requires a good honours degree that includes substantial academic and practical knowledge of Computing and IT. 
  • Candidates holding a little less than a good honours degree or its equivalent but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exam and course work performance are at MSc level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20808 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20808 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time fees:

  • UK/EU:  £4,500
  • Overseas: £10,404

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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