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Computer Networking and Cyber Security With Work Experience - MSc (Part-time)

London Metropolitan University
Program overview
36 months
Part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
1,580 GBP
Start dates
London
1,580 GBP
September 2020

London
1,580 GBP
January 2021

Program description

Computer Networking and Cyber Security With Work Experience - MSc (Part-time)

Why study this course?

The Computer Networking and Cyber Security with Work Experience MSc includes a work experience placement as well as Cisco accreditation upon successful completion of the course.

You’ll develop your knowledge of the very latest cyber security principles, tools and techniques taught by our specialist staff in a dedicated laboratory. Guest speakers from the industry will contribute to your learning, while the work experience will provide a unique student experience that will enhance your employability after graduation.

Taught by qualified Cisco instructors, this course offers you a unique opportunity to combine networking technologies with cyber security and gain Cisco accreditation. Such a combination will be attractive to employers increasingly seeking staff with postgraduate qualifications in this area.

The work experience embedded in this course will form a crucial element of your learning. The course team will help you find a relevant opportunity with the help of a Cisco Academy manager who has built a network of relevant employers in the past 15 years through the Networking Academy and its contacts.

Admission requirements

You will be required to have:

  • A lower second class (2:2) UK degree (or equivalent) in Computer Networking and Cyber Security, Computer Security, Computer Science, Computing, Electronics and Communications, or a closely related discipline
  • Applicants with relevant professional experience will also be considered

Please note the networking modules are based on CISCO CCNP curriculum and are very practically assessed. You are strongly advised to either study CISCO CCNA or ensure that you are competent in configuring CISCO devices before you enrol to ensure success in this MSc program.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Cyber Security Management
  • Cybercrime and Cyber Security
  • MSc Project (core, 60 credits)
  • Network Routing Protocols
  • Switched Networks
  • Work Experience
  • Digital Forensics
  • Hardening Network Infrastructure
  • Network Troubleshooting
  • Security Auditing and Penetration Testing

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £1,215 per 20 credit module
  • International students: £1,580 per 20 credit module

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Career opportunities

You could enjoy a career as a network engineer, network manager, network security and cyber security consultant, crime and computer forensic or network security professional.

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About this institute

London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...


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Contact info

London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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http://www.londonmet.ac.uk

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