Taught course

Advanced Computer Networks

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Science

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Entry requirements

You typically need:

  • a good level of general education with good analytical skills
  • a degree 2.2 or above in computing or a closely-related discipline
  • Cisco CCNA certification or equivalent networking experience

Months of entry


Course content

  • Learn practical and theoretical skills in designing, building, troubleshooting and managing complex secure network systems.
  • Use networking labs equipped with the latest Cisco switches, routers and security devices.
  • Learn to develop solutions involving enterprise campus design, switching, routing, internet connectivity and cyber security
  • Have the opportunity to study abroadErasmus funding is available for European placements.

The MSc Advanced Computer Networks is a technical course aimed at networking enthusiasts with a passion for the high-end technologies of enterprise networks. Experience of Cisco CCNA or working in networking is desirable but not essential. An attempt at the latest Cisco Certified Network Professional Routing and Switching (CCNP R&S) exams is included in the fee.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)114 225 5555