Computer Networks and Cyber Security MComp (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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( 4.3) 3280 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE G4W2
MComp Computer Networks and Cyber Security is an integrates masters course that has been created to meet global demand for skilled individuals who understand how computers work, how networks are designed, built and configured and how software is used to monitor and secure these systems.This course is for those interested in taking their enthusiasm for computing to degree level and beyond. It covers a broad range of computing specialisms and thanks to its professional accreditation by BCS, the... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time with time abroad | Main Site | 5 Years | SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
27th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
56th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
74th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time With Time Abroad
5 Years

Computer Science

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 86 = 14% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Computer Science graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Computer Science graduate salary
£21,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2019

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Computer Science

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
33%
Information & Communication technology
29%
Business Studies
16%
Computing
14%
Physics
14%

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Latest Computer Communications and Networking reviews

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02 Nov 18

Computer Networks and Cyber Security BSc (Hons)

Although I have only been in the university for a month, I like how it is now, no regrets for choosing Northumbria...
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18 Oct 18

Computer Networks and Cyber Security BSc (Hons)

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How Computer Communications and Networking students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 18 reviews

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Student rating ( 4.3) 3,280 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 38%
3 star 12%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Sutherland Building
Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 8ST United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.4 miles away

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