Taught course

Network and Information Security (with Management)

Institution
Kingston University · Computing and Information Systems
Qualifications
MScMSc with Placement

Entry requirements

Good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, or substantial work experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Cyber security, the umbrella term for computer, network and information security is of increasing importance – new legislation, technologies, vulnerabilities and threats necessitate frequent system updates. This course aims to equip you with technical knowledge of current and emerging technologies and an understanding of the underlying theory of cryptography, networking and network security technologies. You will learn to assess, plan, design and develop secure and reliable networks and systems. You can combine this course with management studies.

Key features

  • This course is a Provisionally NCSC Certified Master's and also accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
  • The course is taught in a specialist data communications lab with access to the latest networking and security equipment from vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft and Clavister. Current and emerging technology will also be demonstrated by representatives from industry.
  • You will have the option to work in one of our state-of-the-art research labs, called WMN (Wireless Multimedia and Networking). WMN is involved in EU and UK research collaborations and offers opportunities for advanced research and short-term research fellowships on completion of your MSc degree.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months

MSc with Placement

full time
24 months

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