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Computer Networks and Cybersecurity MSc

University of Sunderland

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sunderland

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

This highly-practical course is suited for those wishing to pursue a career in computer networking and cybersecurity. You will learn how to build and design complex networks and will examine the network security issues facing modern businesses and service providers. You will learn how to configure, test and secure a range of networking devices including routers, switches wireless LAN controllers, firewall appliances and standalone and cloud based servers.

Course structure

You will be taught via a mix of lectures, tutorials, seminars, and group discussions. Assessment is primarily by coursework. You will also have the opportunity to undertake a project to solve a real-world networking problem during the final stage of the course, potentially with an external client or a research-active member of staff.

Career options

This course gives you the opportunity to develop advanced skills and knowledge which can be applied to a range of employment situations. Potential roles include:

  • Network Engineer
  • Senior Network Engineer
  • Network Designer/Architect
  • Cybersecurity Specialist

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 110 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    111 47%

    89th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    92nd

    74

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