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Computer Networks and Security MSci (Hons)

Birmingham City University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    Millennium Point Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Fascinated by cyber security in today’s society? It’s a key concern for modern organisations in our digital world. Secure communication technologies form the bedrock of our modern connected mobile society and our BSc (Hons) / MSci Computer Networks and Security degree course focuses on the practical needs of businesses that require high quality computer and network security, ensuring you’re equipped for a career in this increasingly important industry.kills.**What's covered in the course?**The course takes a practice-led approach, making use of equipment and tools found in the industry to give you the best preparation for a successful career. Our approach prioritises the practical skills sought by industry, backing this up with a thorough understanding of theory. The course delivers the latest in computing, network and security technologies, with the opportunity to gain additional accreditation from Cisco, Juniper and the Linux Professional Institute. Birmingham City University is also home to Cisco Systems and the Microsoft Academy Centre. You’ll learn from a well-rounded curriculum in computer network engineering, programming, server systems, security theory and practice, as well as management-level skills such as project and change management, maximizing your career potential.Studying computing with us puts you at the heart of an exciting, innovative community. Part of your first-year assessment will involve taking part in our annual Innovation Fest, where students get together to solve society’s problems with creative technology. Previous projects have included medical assistance drones, accessible gaming controllers, and smart housing solutions. The event brings together students, academics and industry guests, so it’s a great way to have fun, build experience and network, and win prizes!Upon graduation you could progress into a career as a network security engineer, network administrator, and network security analyst or network security architect.

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25 January

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Must include one from Technology, Science, Mathematics or Computing at A-level or level 3 equivalentA maximum of 3 subjects are considered. These can be other A-levels or level 3 equivalents.

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Birmingham City University

  • University League Table

    89th

  • Campus address

    Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B5 5JU, England

Live and study in an affordable multicultural city with a diverse multi-ethnic population.
One of only four UK universities offering a Master's in International Human Resource Management which is also fully CIPD-accredited.
Many master's courses offer international students six-month professional placements towards the end of their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    89th out of 114 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    122 52%

    74th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    95th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    31st

    17

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