MSc Computer Networks and Security

University of Essex

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Course info

Increasingly, computer networks cannot be considered without the important issue of security; without secure networks, businesses, commerce, and communications would all fail. This course addresses the need for modern computer network professionals.You cover topics such as current and future internet protocols, programming networked services and securing these systems. We offer a strong practical element through laboratory programmes in software engineering and in computer networking; ... READ MORE

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Full time | Colchester Campus | 1 year | OCT

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WUSCA student ranking
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48th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
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39th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
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51st

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT
Full Time
1 year

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, February 2022

Entry requirements
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We will consider applicants with a 2:2 degree in one of the following subjects: Computer science, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Games, Computing, Software Engineering. With at least one other computer related module e.g., Database, Web Development, Software Engineering, Operating System, Computer Architecture, Computer systems OR a 2.2 degree in: Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, IT/Information Technology, Telecommunication Engineering, Information Engineering, Automation, Mechatronic Engineering, Mathematics. And Physics. With at least one Maths module e.g., Mathematics, Calculus, Algebra, Differential equations, Probability and statistics, Signal and systems, Control theory, Control systems, Computer systems, Embedded systems, Microprocessors and 1 programming module such as C, C#, C++, Java, Python, Object oriented programming, Advanced programming, 1 math module such as Mathematics, Calculus, Algebra, Differential equations, etc.

Tuition fees

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£10,480 per year
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£20,350 per year
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£20,350 per year
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Latest Computer Communications and Networking reviews

Computer Communications and Networking
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Akeem
23 Mar 22

MSc Computer Networks and Security

The Labs are outstanding, the content in most courses are up to...

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Where you'll study

University of Essex

University of Essex Wivenhoe Park Colchester
Essex
CO4 3SQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Hythe   0.6 miles away

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