What will I learn?

Overview

Network management covers a wide area including performance reliability, security, fault, accounting and configuration management. This master's programme has been developed to meet the growing needs of a rapidly evolving sector of industry. The programme is designed as a full-time course including industrial experience whenever possible, or as a part-time programme.

Why study MSc Network Management and Cloud Computing at Middlesex University?

The modules taught on this programme present a well-balanced combination of the theory of computer networks, network management, and network security. Through gaining the essential and much needed skills of network security, you'll have the opportunity to work in a dedicated laboratory to experience security configuration for various systems.

You'll study network systems and services, computer networks, wireless and mobile communication systems, network management, security and disaster recovery, and web-based information systems management. This is in addition to the computer communications project. These modules present a good combination of the theory of computer networks, their management and application.

You'll also have the opportunity to work in a dedicated laboratory to experience setting up local area networks, and troubleshoot such systems. Alongside PCs, the laboratory is equipped with internet working units such as hubs, switches, routers and servers. You will experience the use of various network operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows NT/2000/XP/Win7, Novell NetWare, and Linux in a networked environment.

The final dissertation offers the opportunity to integrate all of your studies through an individual piece of practical, problem solving work of topical interest to you and of relevance to industry.

Access to campus-based facilities will depend on COVID-19 related restrictions in place at the time. In some instances remote access to campus facilities or equivalent online facilities may be used instead.

The course is designed for those students who have previously studied computing at university level or who are currently working in the sector, and are looking to develop an advanced mastery of the subject.

Careers

How can the MSc Network Management and Cloud Computing support your career?

This course will leave you perfectly placed for a role as a training specialist, systems dispenser, business analysis manager or university lecturer. Many of our graduates have gone straight into employment in the networking and communications industry and are working in programming, telecommunications engineering or network management. There are also a wide range of other opportunities open to you in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, everything from industry and consultancy to academia and further research. You could even start your own business.

Which department am I in?

Computer Science

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 19,333) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected October 2022

Venue

Middlesex University

Hendon Campus,

The Burroughs,

Barnet,

NW4 4BT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Bachelors degree from an accredited university or college with a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher.

For international students

Students need to have a 2:2 honours degree or above in computer science, science or engineering, or an equivalent overseas qualification. Those with other degrees but with a minimum of three years work experience will also be considered. Students need to have: an IELTS score of 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all components).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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