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.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Cyber Security Management
- Cybercrime and Cyber Security
- MSc Project
- Network Routing Protocols
- Switched Networks
- Digital Forensics
- Hardening Network Infrastructure
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesComputer Sciences IT Security Cyber Security View 662 other Masters in Computer Sciences in United Kingdom
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You will be required to have:
- a lower second class (2:2) UK degree (or equivalent) in Computer Networking and Cyber Security, Computer Security, Computer Science, Computing, Electronics and Communications, or a closely related discipline
- applicants with relevant professional experience will also be considered
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International13750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13750 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK/EU: £1,035 per 20 credits
- Int: £1,530 per 20 credits
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.