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DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Security Systems Computer Communications And Networking

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc in Network Security teaches the theory, methods and tools of computer network security. It imparts the knowledge and skills needed to keep computer networks safe from attacks and threats by teaching how to formulate security policies, deploy network security solutions and validate their effectiveness. The programme offers as well a detailed understanding of contemporary issues in network security research areas. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

Different course options

Full time | Edinburgh Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module develops proficiency in contemporary industrial programming languages and platforms; to enable the elaboration and combination of system components in different languages; to enable an agile and flexible response to changes in industrial practices; to enable participation by industrial practitioners to provide context and applicability.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,168

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,680

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Entry requires a good honours degree that includes substantial academic and practical knowledge of Computing and IT. Candidates holding a little less than a good honours degree or its equivalent but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exam and course work performance are at MSc level.