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Networking and Data Communications MSc

Kingston University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Penrhyn Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why choose this course?

This course will provide you with the opportunity to gain a sound understanding of the internet protocol suite that forms the core for current data networks. The fusion of the internet world and multimedia is also addressed, as well as wireless communications. You can combine this course with management studies. The aims of the course are to: Provide knowledge, skills and a critical appreciation of the principles of data communications. Enable you to analyse a system and design an appropriate, custom solution. Develop subject related practical skills. Provide you with the opportunities to develop written and oral communication skills; Prepare you for employment, research, further study and lifelong learning by developing their intellectual, problem-solving, practical and key (transferable) skills. This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

What you will study

The full MSc course consists of an induction programme, four taught modules, and project dissertation. Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. For a student to go on placement they are required to pass every module first time with no reassessments. It is the responsibility of individual students to find a suitable paid placement. Students will be supported by our dedicated placement team in securing this opportunity.

Teaching and assessment

Assessment typically comprises exams (eg test or exam), practical (eg presentations, performance) and coursework (eg essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).

After you graduate

The Networking and Data Communications MSc helps to prepare you for roles such as: technical project manager; solutions architect; algorithm manager; wireless software engineer; technical integrations manager; test engineer; RF test automation engineer; Project manager and Security consultant

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,600per year

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

University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 110 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    105 44%

    95th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    87th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    6th

    22

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