Taught course

Advanced Networking

Edinburgh Napier University · School of Computing

Entry requirements

You'll need an Honours degree or equivalent with a good basis in computer networking. A lower qualification may be considered if accompanied by appropriate work experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This is a full-time course studied over one year. It requires an intensive period of study, involving lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions and independent study. While classes for each module may account for only four or five hours a week, you'll be expected to commit at least 13 hours per week per module. Classes are between 9am - 6pm, Monday - Friday.

As a full-time student you'll take three 20 credit modules per trimester for the first two trimesters, and then complete a Project.

Trimester 1 (Sep-Dec)

  • Network Technology
  • Network Security
  • System Administration and Forensics

Trimester 2 (Jan-May)

  • Routing Technology
  • Switching Technology
  • Advanced Cloud and Network Forensics

Trimester 3 (May-Sep)

  • MSc Dissertation

Information for international students

For applicants whose first language is not English, the following is generally required: minimum IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550/213 Please see http://www.napier.ac.uk/international for up-to-date information..

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
9 months


part time
12 months
full time
6 months

Course contact details

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