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MSc Cloud and Network Security: 18 months

University of Bolton

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Bolton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAY

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

Are you interested in a career in IT security? Our MSc in Cloud and Network Security: 18 months is designed to provide the advanced skills and knowledge needed for a career in computer management, or for a leading technical or managerial role in a data-dependent organisation.

Course Details

The MSc in Cloud and Network Security: 18 months offers graduates with a background in networking, system administration or cloud computing the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of security and operations of computer systems.

You’ll have the opportunity to study the latest methodologies and development techniques and develop a detailed understanding of computer operating systems, virtualisation and networking. We’ll support you as you acquire the capacity to adapt and learn new skills ready to respond as the computer industry evolves throughout your career.

The programme has been designed collaboratively with industrial partners, giving you the chance to equip yourself with professional skills and understand the ethical and environmental issues you’ll encounter in your professional life.

You’ll also be encouraged to prepare for your postgraduate career with coursework based on a series of realistic scenarios covering technical issues, proposals and reports.

We also offer this course with a 1-year duration with a September start date. For details of the full-time course, please visit our full-time MSc Cloud and Internet Security course search web page. Alternatively, to find out more and apply for the 2-year part-time course, please visit our part-time MSc Cloud and Internet Security course search web page.

Career opportunities

Computer networks underpin almost every aspect of modern business. Their successful management and oversight are crucial to a company's success and those who can fulfil this role are highly sought-after by industry. This course is for those wishing to pursue a career in the network or cybersecurity industry or to take a leading technical or managerial role in a data-dependent organisation.

This course covers some of the security issues that fixed and wireless networks are subject to, and some of the solutions used to address them. Some of the key employability skills that you can acquire include teamwork, time management, analysing and solving problems, retrieval of information and communication skills.

It’s important to remember that the field of cloud computing and network security changes very rapidly. There will be new developments, languages and devices being adopted throughout your career. Learning how to learn is the most important skill you can acquire.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    113th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    109th out of 113 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    112 50%

    89th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    102nd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.40 88%

    1st

    8

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