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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Wrexham Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview of the programme

Take your hands-on computer networking skills to the next level with our industry-focused course. As the demand for specialists in the computer networking industry continues to grow, this course will support you to develop the specialist technical and consultative skills required to progress to higher technical and managerial positions within businesses, or work towards doctoral study.

Concentrating on practical networking rather than abstract concepts or theories in data communications, the programme is centred around real-world network problem-solving, the planning, design and development of network services and infrastructures,plus the use and application of current and emerging hardware and protocols.

For your dissertation, you will be expected to investigate cutting-edge technologies, implement and test novel networking solutions, or develop or analyse original network applications.

KEY COURSE FEATURES

  • Opportunity to study Computer Networking in-depth
  • Lecture/tutorial and practical sessions are enhanced with additional, resource-rich online materials allowing you to continue independent learning through a variety of approaches
  • Taught by staff leading research into the areas of the internet and computer networks
  • Research activities are associated with the University’s research centre
  • Learning progresses from design and building small networks to the techniques required for large public networks
  • Options to complete external Cisco Certification qualifications.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Successful completion of the course enables you to put greater focus on your future career in the field of Computer Networking or the educational paths. You will have the knowledge and competence necessary to continue to develop professionally in the workplace. You might take the opportunity to progress to higher-level academic investigation.

It is expected that you will be able to gain employment at higher technical and managerial levels, develop particular specialist technical and consultative skills, and be capable of embarking upon Doctoral level study.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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

University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    128th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    89th out of 113 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    112 50%

    89th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    75th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    41st

    21

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