Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course provides students with the opportunity to gain an understanding of the internet protocol suite that will form the core for future data networks. Students also have the opportunity to study for industry certification, including CISCO, as an optional extra. Students develop the skills involved in the specification, design, modelling and implementation of software and hardware. Students also learn about the multimedia communications principles, wireless networks, security issues and technologies, and enterprise networks. Following the 'with management studies' route, students learn the fundamentals of marketing, finance and/or managing people and organisations, which will set your technical knowledge in a management context.

Course Modules

Modules include: Digital communications; internet wireless networks; multimedia communications; TCP/IP networks; research methods; project/dissertation; management studies modules: managing people and organisations; financial resource management; entrepreneurship in context; managing operations. Option modules: broadband and mobile networks; e'business; component'based software engineering; corporate data and database management; developing object'orientated solutions; e'technologies; internet wireless networks; IT and entrepreneurship; knowledge management; network design and management; network operating systems; network security; programming in Java; projects and risk management; requirements engineering and management; secure and dependable computing; software engineering tools; software quality assurance; strategic information systems for e'business; usability engineering; visualisation and image processing; web development in java; wireless communications.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree or equivalent in computer science/information technology; or substantial relevant work experience; where English is not the 1st language an IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,900  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £6,250  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £2,950  Academic year. First year home fees