Taught course

Distributed Systems and Networks (online)

University of Hertfordshire · School of Computer Science

Entry requirements

A recent, good bachelors degree (e.g. honours degree from the UK) or equivalent in Computer Science or closely-related subject. Plus IELTS 6.0 if your first language is not English.

Applicants who do not wholly meet these requirements, but who are considered to have the professional experience, motivation or potential to succeed at the programme, may also be accepted.

If you do not have the required level of English for entry, our academic English courses can help you to achieve this level

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc Distributed Systems and Networks gives you strong technical expertise and practical skills in designing, managing and evaluating computer networks, distributed systems and system security, helping you develop a highly successful specialism.

For more information about how online study works, fees, funding and how to apply, please visit UH Online.

Information for international students

If English is not the 1st language, a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent is required.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-16 months
part time
60 months
distance learning
16 months

Course contact details

01707 284800
01707 284870