12 months
16385 GBP/year
9910 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Gain the skills to design, implement and troubleshoot enterprise networks. You'll tackle Cisco certifications while developing your career in the Advanced Computer Networks programme from Sheffield Hallam University. 


The MSc Advanced Computer Networks is a technical course from Sheffield Hallam University aimed at networking enthusiasts with a passion for the high-end technologies of enterprise networks. Experience of Cisco CCNA or working in networking is desirable but not essential. 

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as a

  • Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP)
  • Enterprise networking expert
  • Network engineer
  • Network architect
  • IT consultant
  • IT manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Network Design
  • Advanced Switching

  • Enterprise Network Project

  • Network Infrastructure Security

  • Network Troubleshooting

  • Research Principles And Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You typically need:

  • a good level of general education with good analytical skills
  • a degree 2.2 or above in computing or a closely-related discipline
  • Cisco CCNA certification or equivalent networking experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16385 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16385 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9910 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9910 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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.

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