Why choose this course?
- Gain a specialised master's degree in one year full-time or at a pace that suits you through online study
- Flexible online learning allows you to fit study around your other commitments, without travel and accommodation costs.
- Gain an internationally-recognised master's degree from the UK's University of Hertfordshire.
- Benefit from the same academic standards and quality control procedures as our equivalent on campus course
- We have an excellent track record in research, with half of our outputs rated at world-leading or internationally excellent in REF 2014, the most recent national assessment.
Our online masters programme is designed to give graduates the up-to-date skills and knowledge sought after by employers, whether in business, industry, government or research.
These courses will prepare you for a career in many areas including research, IT or software development.
Our online degree programmes are taught 100% online when studied independently, or supplemented by tutorial support when studied at a local study centre run by one of our online partners. Find out more about Tutored eLearning. Assessment is by coursework and online tests.
You will participate in the learning experience through the University's on-line learning environment, StudyNet. You will receive learning materials, take part in discussions and submit your assignments online. Additionally, you will receive study resources such as key textbooks and any specialist software. You will have access to the University's extensive online library facilities, or be able to visit in person if you so choose.
The amount of study time required is no different from that needed for an on campus programme. You should expect to spend at least 30 hours per week if studying full-time, and in proportion if part-time.
- Contemporary Practices in Information Technology
- Distributed Systems and Networks MSc Project
- Distributed Systems Security
- Multicast and Multimedia Networking
- Wireless, Mobile and Ad-hoc Networking
- 12 months
- 60 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesComputer Sciences Web Technologies & Cloud Computing View 37 other Masters in Computer Sciences in United Kingdom
For admission to the MSc Distributed Systems and Networks, MSc Software Engineering or MSc E-Learning Technology:
- a recent good Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or cognate discipline;
- Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate sufficient competence in English to benefit from the Programme. This is normally demonstrated by recognised awards equivalent to an overall IELTS score of 6.0 Candidates who do not satisfy these requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Access to computer equipment with the following minimum specification.
International8650 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8650 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8650 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8650 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
£720 per 15 credits for the 2019/2020 academic year
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.
Getting a Student Visa
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!