Computer Networking and Cyber Security of London Metropolitan University is one of the most challenging tasks of our time. To help you rise to the challenge, this MSc provides knowledge in the very latest security principles, tools and techniques taught by specialist staff in a dedicated IT security laboratory. You'll also gain an understanding of the principles underpinning effective approaches to cyber defence in response to a cyber attack.
Guest speakers from the industry will complement the teaching staff and enhance and challenge your knowledge of computer networking and cyber security.
This master's course offers you a unique opportunity to combine knowledge of networking technologies with cyber security and gain Cisco accreditation. Such a combination is attractive to employers who increasingly seek graduates in this field.
The growing international consensus is that increased cyber security skills are needed in order to respond to the number and sophistication of digital threats. Governments, corporations and large and small organisations recognise this as a priority, and so are on the lookout for graduates of a high calibre to work in this field.
After the course
There is an abundance of sectors and industries that require the skills and knowledge you'll develop on this course. Your skills in networking, network security and cyber security, IT security and computer forensics will be highly valuable. You could become a network engineer, network manager, cyber security consultant, crime and computer forensic and network security professional.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Cybercrime and Cyber Security
- MSc Project
- Network Routing Protocols
- Switched Networks
- Digital Forensics
- Hardening Network Infrastructure
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesComputer Sciences IT Security View 619 other Masters in Computer Sciences in United Kingdom
You will be required to have:
- a 2:2 UK degree (or equivalent) in electronics and communications, computer science, computing or a closely related discipline (applicants with relevant professional experience will also be considered)
International12890 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12890 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
UK /EU Part Time: £960 per 20 credit moduleInternational Part Time: £1,430 per 20 credit module
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