About the course
Cyber security, the umbrella term for computer, network and information security is of increasing importance – new legislation, technologies, vulnerabilities and threats necessitate frequent system updates. This course aims to equip you with technical knowledge of current and emerging technologies and an understanding of the underlying theory of cryptography, networking and network security technologies. You will learn to assess, plan, design and develop secure and reliable networks and systems. You can combine this course with management studies. You will gain a critical awareness of the current developments and future trends in cryptography, network security and wireless security, starting from the mathematical principles behind cryptographic algorithms and moving on to secure network protocols. Many postgraduate courses at Kingston University allow students to do a 12-month work placement as part of their course. The responsibility for finding the work placement is with the student, we cannot guarantee the work placement, just the opportunity to undertake it. As the work placement is an assessed part of the course, it is covered by a students tier 4 visa.This course is a Provisionally NCSC Certified Masters and also accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. The course is taught in a specialist data communications lab with access to the latest networking and security equipment from vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft and Clavister. Current and emerging technology will also be demonstrated by representatives from industry. You will have the option to work in one of our state-of-the-art research labs, called WMN (Wireless Multimedia and Networking). WMN is involved in EU and UK research collaborations and offers opportunities for advanced research and short-term research fellowships on completion of your MSc degree.
Intake Months
JANUARY, MARCH, SEPTEMBER
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Qualification
Masters Degree
Duration
2 Years
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2 Years

Kingston University London

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Kingston University has roots going back more than 100 years. The University welcomes students from many different backgrounds and from more than 140 countries. Students will have the chance to meet people from all over the world, from East Asia to Africa to South America. The university is committed to ensuring that their curricula are accessible to all students whatever their background or learning styles. This includes recognising the importance of an international curriculum and a curriculum which respects and celebrates diversity.
Kingston University offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Kingston University. The University provides a number of courses to help students develop their academic English language skills. These programmes help them to gain the language and academic skills required to gain access to a Kingston University and improve and develop their academic English language skills. Teaching methods vary from subject to subject, but most taught courses are delivered through lectures, seminars and tutorials. The other methods of teaching include language laboratory classes, project work, science and technology practical exercises, and studio work in art and design. Kingston University awards partial scholarships to international students every year. These scholarships are available to students who are classified with an overseas fee status. The faculties at Kingston University offer their own range of course-specific scholarships which are available to a variety of overseas and European students.
Kingston University is based in Kingston upon Thames, a vibrant area on the River Thames in south-west London, only 30 minutes away from central London Kingston student are just a 30-minute train ride away from the excitement and variety of London, so they can take advantage of all it offers, from arts and culture to job and career opportunities.
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Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 7LB

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Our landscaped, hillside campus is about three miles (4.8km) from Kingston town centre and very close to Richmond Park. Surrounded by wooded areas and lawns, this campus has a real community feel. Kingston Hill has everything you will need on campus including a bar, food store, restaurant, Subway and Starbucks. In between lectures you can enjoy its lovely green spaces, including a biodiversity pond and an outdoor fitness trail. The University has a diverse range of buildings for teaching and learning, including an impressive Business School with investment of £26million, and offers a large, airy café and social space for students.