MSc-PgDip-PgCert Networking Professional

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  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements You should have a good honours degree in computing or a related discipline such as communications or electronic engineering. If you do not have a good first degree we will consider your application if you have extensive work experience and other formal and professional qualifications. If your first language is not English you must have an average IELTS score of 6 or equivalent.
  • Academic title
    MSc/PgDip/PgCert Networking Professional
  • Course description
    This course is for recent graduates and career minded professionals wanting to study for a higher academic qualification and gain relevant professional networking skills.

    We combine Cisco certification training with masters level teaching. You can also take associated Cisco exams to become a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).

    During the first nine months, you study intensively at the University.

    This allows you to
    • gain a thorough understanding of current best practice in the theory and application of leading edge networking technologies using associated tools and techniques

    • improve your employment and career potential by combining academic study and professional training

    • develop your professional and managerial skills in IT systems in organisations

    • gain an insight into how businesses use different networking and IT technologies to meet their needs

    In the last three months, you study a research module and do a research project leading to a dissertation.

    Maximise your employment and career potential through the combination of academic study and professional training

    Associated careers

    You gain academic and professional skills and expertise in networking technologies. This improves your chances of employment in the areas of networks and data communications

    Course content

    Core module
    • study skills for professionals

    Networking modules
    • LAN design and implementation • internetworking switches and routers • WAN design and implementation

    Other modules
    • IT project management • change management and systems implementation • web application design and modelling • network security • wireless networks • professional integrative project

    At MSc stage you take a research principles and practice module and do a substantial research project leading to a dissertation.

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