Taught course

Computer Security & Networks

Institution
Edge Hill University · Department of Computer Science
Qualifications
MComp(Hons)

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Entry requirements

Typical offer 112-120 UCAS Tariff points, for which no specific subjects are required, plus GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent). Please note, for all programmes in the Department of Computer Science, a level 2 numeracy qualification is not considered as equivalent to GCSE Grade C or Grade 4 in Mathematics.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Modern businesses depend on their network infrastructure and so it is essential they are professionally managed. This integrated Masters degree takes you beyond technical network administration to integrate IT management, security and forensics, project management, network theory and practice. Developing both the technical and managerial perspectives to be able to exploit the network as a strategic resource, you will work on real life projects and be introduced to the latest industry-standard equipment within a lively and highly effective learning environment. You will graduate as a networking and security specialist with the in-depth professional knowledge demanded by employers in this sector.

Fees and funding

If you are a prospective UK student who will be joining this integrated Masters degree in academic year 2021/22, the tuition fee will be £9,250 a year. Tuition fees for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2021/22 are £12,500 a year.If you are a prospective UK student who will be joining this integrated Masters degree in academic year 2022/23, the tuition fee is still to be announced. You are advised to check this page regularly and once the position has been confirmed we will update this information. Tuition fees for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2022/23 are £15,000 a year.EU/EEA and Swiss students who have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, as well as Irish nationals, may be eligible for the UK tuition fee rate.The University may administer a small inflationary rise in tuition fees, in line with Government policy, in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MComp(Hons)
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

You will be assessed through a combination of practical exercises, reports, essays and examinations. We want you to develop the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team, therefore assessment includes both of these forms, though the emphasis is strongly on individual work.

Course contact details

Phone
+44(0)1695 575171