Taught course

Computer Networking

Institution
University of Bedfordshire · Department of Computer Science and Technology
Qualifications
MScMSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level or equivalent in a computing related subject. Applicants who do not possess a first degree may be granted entry on the basis of relevant industrial work experience. Such work experience should total five or more years. Applications will be assessed using UKBA and University of Bedfordshire policy. Check English language requirements at: www.beds.ac.uk/english-language

PgCert/PgDip/MSc

Months of entry

September

Course content

Key features
• Work with a 64-node cluster and other state-of- the-art equipment including virtualised environments with the latest operating systems and software tools

About the course
Increasing expectations of 'anytime, anywhere' access to network facilities (whether from desktop, laptop, smart phone or tablet) means a constant demand for new networking protocols and technologies to keep up with the needs of a technologically reliant society. This course is designed to give you knowledge of both wired and wireless technology to enable your to enter a career in this fast-paced industry.
Career opportunities
You will gain practical skills that are much sought after in the business world, which will allow you to become a high-level network designer or administrator. Career opportunities include IT and help desk support; network technician or administrator; systems administrator; network engineer or architect; computer networking instructor; university academic, or ICT teacher; or network infrastructure manager. Further study options include an MSc by Research, MPhil or PhD.
Areas of study may include
• Network systems
• Computer security
• Networking administration and management
• Wireless networking
• Distributed parallel architectures
• Advanced security countermeasures
• Professional project management
• Emerging technologies

Information for international students

Applications will be assessed using UKBA and University of Bedfordshire policy. Check English language requirements at: www.beds.ac.uk/english-language

Fees and funding

For details on the financial support on offer at the University of Bedfordshire please visit our website: www.beds.ac.uk/pgfunding.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

MSc

full time
15 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admission@beds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1582 743 500