London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

The Computer Networking and Cyber Security with Work Experience MSc include a guaranteed work experience placement as well as Cisco accreditation upon successful completion of the course. You?ll develop your knowledge of the very latest cyber security principles, tools and techniques taught by our specialist staff in dedicated laboratories. Guest speakers from the industry will contribute to your learning, while the work experience will provide a unique student experience that will enhance your employability after graduation.

Taught by qualified Cisco instructors, this course offers you a unique opportunity to combine networking technologies with cyber security and gain Cisco accreditation. Such a combination will be attractive to employers increasingly seeking staff with postgraduate qualifications in this area. The work experience embedded in this course will form a crucial element of your learning. The course team will guarantee you a paid employment opportunity, helped by the Cisco Academy manager who has built a network of relevant employers in the past 15 years through the Networking Academy and its contacts.

A range of assessment methods are employed throughout the course, including case study reports and presentations, use of laboratory workbooks/logbooks, unseen examinations, part-seen examinations and individual vivas. Successfully pass this course and you will receive Cisco accreditation. You could enjoy a career as a network engineer, network manager, network security and cyber security consultant, crime and computer forensic or network security professional.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Full Time
MSc £10,510 Home Fees
2 years
Full Time
MSc £10,510 European Fees
2 years
Full Time
MSc £13,790 Overseas Fees
3 years
Part Time Day
MSc Home Fees
3 years
Part Time Day
MSc European Fees
3 years
Part Time Day
MSc Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students will be required to have a 2:2 UK degree (or equivalent) in electronics and communications, computer science, computing or a closely related discipline (students with relevant professional experience will also be considered).
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have: overall academic IELTS score of 6.0 including Listening: 5.5, Reading: 5.5, Writing: 5.5, Speaking: 5.5; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic Component scores required: Listening: 51; Reading: 51; Writing: 51; Speaking: 51; Cambridge English - Certificate of Proficiency overall grade required: C. A certifying statement of results is also required.