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Computer Security and Networks MSc


Key information
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.


Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Security Systems Computer Communications And Networking

Course type


Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

This master’s course is great if you want to become an expert in computer security and networks. Whether you want to continue in your computer science studies or turn your industry experience into qualifications, this is the ideal course for you. Employers are crying out for security and network experts in all areas. You study a combination of modules, from Systems Administration and Security through to Mobile Systems and Communications, making sure you have the right skills for business. You gain a good understanding of planning and managing large development projects when studying our E-Commerce Management and Master’s Project modules – both will enhance your employability and career prospects even further. We offer you the opportunity to complete a six-month internship within industry before completing your master’s project. Internships are optional and competitive but if interested we work with you to find an appropriate industry match and prepare you for interview. There is also the potential for you to go on to study for a PhD in a specialist area.

Different course options
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

Full time | Teesside University | 1 year | SEP-17

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course.

Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

E-Commerce Management - Core

In this module new technology typically brings both opportunities and risks: with the emergence of the internet, the opportunities and risks are enormous for entrepreneurs and business managers. Capitalising on this commercial growth to build and manage an effective commercial web presence requires a sound combination of commercial acumen, technical understanding and effective operations management.  In this module you develop an e-commerce proposition by performing the appropriate commercial analysis, building the e-commerce application and managing the relevant business processes.

Computer and Network Security - Core

This module prepares you to be able to face the day-to-day problems occurring with networked PC computers. You look at how organisations can help prevent most problems through effective policies, good daily practice and professional preventative measures. We also examine the legal framework as a context to place such policies, practice and measures. Teaching and assessment feature the use of real and realistic case studies so that you can test your knowledge and techniques in as authentic a way as possible. 

Research Methods for Computing - Core

In this module you gain the knowledge and skills to understand the research process in computing and digital media, and the necessary skills to undertake your master’s project. You learn how to use and critically evaluate previous academic research, and to generate good evidence material to justify their professional practice. This involves you learning about different research strategies and data generation methods and how they fit into the development lifecycle and the evaluation of the user experience, the use of the academic research literature, and research ethics. 

Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

Applicants will normally have a first degree in related discipline (2.2 minimum) or relevant experience or equivalent qualifications.