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Computing (Internet Technology and Security) MSc

University of Northampton

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

OVERVIEW

Our postgraduate Computing (Internet Technology and Security) course allows you to study cyber security and cryptography, develop your research and analytical skills and complete an individual thesis investigating an area related to an aspect of online secure computer systems design and development that are particularly of interest to you and is part of your career development plans.

Course Details

Today’s society relies on computing and Internet technology, creating a high demand for internet security products and services as well as people with the knowledge and expertise to design, implement and manage secure internet applications. While this pathway is mostly technical in focus, you will also learn about the business context and develop interpersonal skills that are vital to problem solving in business.

You will study the following three common modules with all computing master’s students; Modern Computer Architecture, Visual Object Software, and Databases. These modules cover the fundamental principles that you will need to be able to move on to a more specialised range of modules. Some of the optional modules listed below are only offered according to staff availability and student numbers. However, Internet Programming and Internet Security modules are specifically, offered to all students on this specialised pathway.

HOW WILL I BE TAUGHT ON COMPUTING (INTERNET TECHNOLOGY AND SECURITY) MSC?

Theoretical lectures and seminars are reinforced by practical examples and case studies, using computer simulation tools and laboratory facilities.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Assessment is by coursework, oral presentations, group work, practical reports, critical reviews and a substantial independent research dissertation.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,000per 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 Northampton

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    Main Site, The University of Northampton, Waterside Campus, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5PH, England

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.68 74%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.58 72%

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