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Distributed Systems and Networks (online) MSc

Distributed Systems and Networks (online) MSc

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Distributed Networks Networks (Or)

Course type


Course Summary

This course is designed to give graduates the up-to-date skills and knowledge sought after by employers, whether in business, industry, government or research. These courses will prepare you for a career in many areas including research, IT or software development. The MSc Distributed Systems and Networks gives you strong technical expertise and practical skills in designing, managing and evaluating computer networks, distributed systems and system security, helping you develop a highly successful specialism. Our online degree programmes are taught 100% online when studied independently, or supplemented by tutorial support when studied at a local study centre run by one of our online partners. You will participate in the learning experience through the University's on-line learning environment, Study Net. You will receive learning materials, take part in discussions and submit your assignments online. Additionally, you will receive study resources such as key textbooks and any specialist software. You will have access to the University's extensive online library facilities, or be able to visit in person if you so choose.

Different course options

Online | University of Hertfordshire | 16 months | 20-JAN-20

Study mode



16 months

Start date



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Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

Applicants need to have a good bachelors degree (e.g. honours degree from the UK) or equivalent in Computer Science or closely-related subject.

University information

The University of Hertfordshire offers over 100 taught, online and specialist courses at postgraduate level, and more than 50 research degrees across the ten schools of study. These are: Hertfordshire Business School Computer Science Creative Arts Education Engineering and Technology Health and Social Work Humanities Law Life and Medical Sciences Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics The university is based in Hatfield,...more

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