Taught course

Computer Security and Networks

Teesside University · School of Computing

Entry requirements

You will normally have a first degree in related discipline (2.2 minimum) or relevant experience or equivalent qualifications.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

This master’s course is great if you want to become an expert in computer security and networks. Whether you want to continue in your computer science studies or turn your industry experience into qualifications, this is the ideal course for you.Employers are crying out for security and network experts in all areas. You study a combination of modules, from Systems Administration and Security through to Mobile Systems and Communications, making sure you have the right skills for business. You gain a good understanding of planning and managing large development projects when studying our E-Commerce Management and Master’s Project modules – both will enhance your employability and career prospects even further.A distinctive course designed for those seeking the practical skills and knowledge to meet the network challenges facing business and industry.

You'll gain practical experience and the theoretical principles of all aspects of computer networks, ranging from the underlying principles, including wireless and mobile systems, through to the links with business and industry, where the significance of network policies, risk assessment and security are considered.

Information for international students

An IELTS score of 6 or equivalent is required as evidence of English language.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months


full time
8 months
part time
24 months


part time
12 months
full time
4 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations10
Written coursework / continuous assessment60
Dissertation30 (12000 words)

Course contact details

Rachael Jarvis
01642 342639
01642 230527