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Networking and Data Communications MSc

UK

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What will I learn?

Why choose this course?

This course offers the knowledge and skills for designing, developing and operating secure IP-based networks. It offers practical skills in the specification, design, modelling and implementation of software and hardware. You will gain specialist knowledge of digital communications, multimedia communications, wireless networks and security issues. You will study the technologies of LTE and 5G wireless networks and the Internet of Things.

You can combine this course with management studies. The Management Studies pathway is ideal if you aspire to a management position in the industry. 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.

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.

Careers and recruitment advice

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing has a specialist employability team. It provides friendly and high-quality careers and recruitment guidance, including advice and sessions on job-seeking skills such as CV preparation, application forms and interview techniques. Specific advice is also available for international students about the UK job market and employers' expectations and requirements.

The team runs employer events throughout the year, including job fairs, key speakers from industry and interviews on campus. These events give you the opportunity to hear from, and network with, employers in an informal setting.

Which department am I in?

Department of Computer Science

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£15,900.00 (US$ 19,181) per year
£1,420 placement year. The mentioned placement year fee is for 2021-22. There may be slightly increase in 2022-2023.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

9 January 2023

Venue

Penrhyn Road Campus

Penrhyn Road,

Kingston upon Thames,

London,

KT1 2EE, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£15,900.00 (US$ 19,181) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

9 January 2023

Venue

Penrhyn Road Campus

Penrhyn Road,

Kingston upon Thames,

London,

KT1 2EE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must need Masters Degree. IELTS score 6.5 overall and 5.5 in all elements, TOEFL Score 88.

For international students

A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in computer science/IT or substantial relevant work experience. IELTS academic test in English with an overall score of 6.5, with no element below 6.0, TOEFL IBT with overall score of 88 with individual skills of R=22, L=21, S=23, W=22.

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

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About Kingston University

Kingston enjoys an extremely high graduate employment rate, with 92 per cent of graduates employed or in further study within fifteen months

  • Award winning sustainability programme
  • Progressive curriculum, designed with industry leaders
  • Safe location, with easy access to London
  • Integrated work placement options available

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