Taught course

Networking and Data Communications (with Management Studies)

Kingston University · Computing and Information Systems
MScMSc with Placement

Entry requirements

Good honours degree or equivalent in computer science/IT or substantial relevant work experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course will provide you with the opportunity to gain a sound understanding of the internet protocol suite that forms the core for current data networks. The fusion of the internet world and multimedia is also addressed, as well as wireless communications. You can combine this course with management studies.

The aims of the course are to:

  • Provide knowledge, skills and a critical appreciation of the principles of data communications.
  • Enable you to analyse a system and design an appropriate, custom solution.
  • Develop subject related practical skills.
  • Provide you with the opportunities to develop written and oral communication skills;
  • Prepare you for employment, research, further study and lifelong learning by developing their intellectual, problem-solving, practical and key (transferable) skills.

Key features:

  • This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
  • Thanks to the many collaborations of WMN with industries, you will have the possibility to perform your final project in collaboration with a relevant industry.
  • The teaching team has strong links with professional bodies such as the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), with key lecturers in the Course in leading roles.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc with Placement
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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