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Network and Information Security MSc

Network and Information Security MSc

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Information Security Computer Security Systems Computer Communications And Networking

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Cyber security, the umbrella term for computer, network and information security is of increasing importance – new legislation, technologies, vulnerabilities and threats necessitate frequent system updates. This course aims to equip you with technical knowledge of current and emerging technologies and an understanding of the underlying theory of cryptography, networking and network security technologies. You will learn to assess, plan, design and develop secure and reliable networks and systems. You can combine this course with management studies.

The course is taught in a specialist data communications lab with access to the latest networking and security equipment from vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft and Clavister. Current and emerging technology will also be demonstrated by representatives from industry.

Assessment: Industrial report and technical article coursework, examinations, verbal presentations, project dissertation.

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing has a specialist employability team. It provides friendly and high-quality careers and recruitment guidance, including advice and sessions on job-seeking skills such as CV preparation, application forms and interview techniques. Specific advice is also available for international students about the UK job market and employers' expectations and requirements.

Different course options

Full time | Penrhyn Road Campus | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This core module provides a working knowledge of data communications covering TCP/IP networks and digital communications. Topics covered include transport layer services, multiplexing, TCP congestion control, network layer – network service models, IP addressing and IP network design, routing principles, dynamic routing, digital transmission, modulation, multiplexing and channel coding.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, or substantial work experience.

University information

Whatever your reason for wanting to study further, at Kingston they will help make it work. Everyone at Kingston University is passionate about enhancing students’ life chances by helping them make the most of their learning opportunity and equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed in the 21st Century’s demanding workplace. The University collaborates with local, national and international businesses to ensure their research and...more

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