Taught course

Computer Science (Computer Networks and Security)

Institution
Staffordshire University · Computing and Digital Technologies
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An undergraduate honours degree (grade 2.2 or above in a related computing discipline, Telecommunications or electronics/communications from a UK University or the international equivalent.

If you do not meet the above but have significant appropriate experience, your application will be considered, provided that you satisfy the University that you are capable of responding to the challenge of postgraduate work.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Secure your future career with our Computer Science (Computer Networks and Security) MSc. You’ll become a highly trained networking/security professional with the ability to adapt to the ever-changing corporate network environment.

In the digitally connected world, companies are reliant on their information networks for critical storage, distribution and processing. These networks need constant maintenance to keep them operational, resilient and efficient – this is where you come in.

At Staffordshire University, we’ll give you the skills that you need to progress in your future career as a network specialist. These skills aren’t limited to practical skills either, we include an in-depth theoretical knowledge of security policies and mitigation techniques, to ensure you are always one step ahead of the game.

We'll prepare you for your Cisco CCNP qualification and encourage you to complete a one-year industrial placement before your dissertation. Here, you'll gain commercial-world experience to add to your roster, making you an ultra-employable commodity once you graduate.

Information for international students

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate that you are fluent enough to cope with the course. A minimum score of IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer-based) is normally required.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Enquries Team
Email
enquiries@staffs.ac.uk