Taught course

Computer Security and Networks

Teesside University · School of Computing, Media and the Arts

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. We offer you the opportunity to complete a six-month internship within industry before completing your master’s project. Internships are optional and competitive but if interested we work with you to find an appropriate industry match and prepare you for interview. There is also the potential for you to go on to study for a PhD in a specialist area.

Information for international students

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

Fees and funding

For more information please visit our website, www.tees.ac.uk

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

Postgraduate Admissions, Computing
01642 342639
01642 230527