The programme aims to develop technical skills and knowledge at an advanced level as well as the professional, analytical and management skills of students. In particular this programme aims to develop the specific subject specialism underpinned by the major research project in this area.
This is for graduates of computer science or computer engineering who wish to develop specialist computer networks, including local area networks, wide area networks and associated infrastructure.
Computer Networking, MSc
The programme has particular emphasis on network security, performance and administration. Options allow specialisation in particular aspects of network management.
* Engineering and Management of Secure Computer Networks
* Network Performance and Administration
* Research Methodology
* Strategy and Management
* Individual Project and Dissertation
Two chosen from:
* Information and Network Security Engineering
* Design and Simulation of Computer Networks
* Wireless Data Technologies
* Developments in Information Age Engineering
* Entrepreneurial Strategies
A degree with at least second class honours in computer science, computer engineering or cognate discipline. Where English is not the first language a language qualification is required, such as IELTS scoring 6.0. Candidates without a first degree but with vocational and/or professional qualifications and/or experience (e.g. Chartered Engineer status) will be considered on an individual basis, subject to demonstrating the potential to succeed
A wide variety of opportunities exist for network professionals, systems administrators, and those with network security knowledge