M.Sc. On Campus

Cloud And Network Security

University of Bolton

12 months
12450 GBP/year
6840 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Are you interested in a career in IT security? The MSc in Cloud And Network Security offered by the University of Bolton is designed to provide the advanced skills and knowledge needed for a career in computer management, or for a leading technical or managerial role in a data dependent organisation.


The MSc in Cloud And Network Security delivered by the University of Bolton offers graduates with a background in networking, system administration or cloud computing the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of security and operations of computer systems.

You’ll have the opportunity to study the latest methodologies and development techniques and develop a detailed understanding of computer operating systems, virtualisation and networking. We’ll support you as you acquire the capacity to adapt and learn new skills ready to respond as the computer industry evolves throughout your career.

The programme has been designed collaboratively with industrial partners, giving you to the chance to equip yourself with professional skills, and understand the ethical and environmental issues you’ll encounter in your professional life.

You’ll also be encouraged to prepare for your postgraduate career with coursework based on a series of realistic scenarios covering technical issues, proposals and reports.

PLEASE NOTE: If you start this programme in January then the course duration is 18 months.


Graduates from this course could pursue the more traditional routes of network/internet security, network development, and technical support. Other possible routes include network engineering, management, telecommunications engineering, and crime and computer forensics. As a result of the skills developed through this course, graduates will be able to seek more senior managerial roles within the IT sector, and there are also a wide range of other opportunities within the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Another possible course of action for graduates is to pursue further study in a specialist field or in research at doctorate level. If doctorate level study is of interest to you, please discuss this with our tutors as we may be able to support your aspirations by supervising you at PhD level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Masters Project
  • Advanced Cloud Penetration Testing and Forensics
  • Global Infrastructure
  • Development and Operations
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have a UK Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.
  • If you have non-traditional entry qualifications and relevant experience, or a suitable portfolio of work that we consider a reasonable substitute for the qualifications we typically accept for this course, then we will be happy to consider your application.
  • You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6840 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6840 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bolton

660 - 1140 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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