Taught course

Advanced Computer Networking

Institution
Glasgow Caledonian University · School of Engineering and Built Environment
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold: A 2nd class honours degree or above from a UK university or equivalent in Computer Science or cognate discipline OR An Honours degree in Science/Engineering discipline together with Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course is designed to provide students with the theoretical and practical skills necessary to pursue careers as network professionals.

Accredited by the BCS, the professional body for IT within the UK and a Chartered Engineering Institute. The BCS develop and maintain standards in educational qualifications that provide an appropriate foundation for those who wish to follow a career in computing or information systems. The programme is recognised as a further learning element for the Chartered IT Professional (CITP), the BCS’s own chartered qualification and, additionally, as meeting the academic qualifications required for a Chartered Engineer (CEng). It also covers many of the topics required within Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) and you will be well placed to progress to this at the end of the Masters programme.

Information for international students

IELTS score of 6.0 with no single element below 5.5; or equivalent. Scholarships of £1,000 are available to all international students; there are no special application forms for scholarships and decisions will be made on the basis of the information provided with the application forms.

Fees and funding

Part funding of PgD awards may be available from SAAS to eligible full-time candidates. The period developing the MSc Dissertation is not funded.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
13 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
9 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations25
Written coursework / continuous assessment25
Professional practice20
Dissertation30

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
studentenquiries@gcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)141 331 8630