Networking Security Engineering Msc 1st year

Networking Security Engineering Msc 1st year

Description

This course will provide you with the necessary skills to enter an expanding and rapidly developing area of the job market. It has been developed in response to the need for personnel equipped with the skills needed to design and deploy advanced security mechanisms within an enterprise-wide computer network infrastructure. This includes critically analysing an organisation’s security plan, and using ethical hacking tools to test an organisation’s security systems to assess its strengths and vulnerabilities within a controlled environment.

This course will enable you to:

  • demonstrate a systematic understanding of knowledge and a critical awareness of current problems relating to the field of network security and its deployment in an organisation
  • out the high-level design of secure computer networking applications
  • assess, plan for, and use appropriate network development tools in the deployment of secure enterprise-wide computer networks
  • define the goals, parameters and methodology of a research and development activity related to secure information systems, and implement and evaluate such activity.

This MSc degree in Networking Security Engineering comprises six core modules and two elective modules. You will complete your degree with seminars and an original dissertation.

CAREER OPTIONS

Upon successful completion of this Master’s programme students may seek employment for roles such as Information Security Analyst, Firewall/Security Administrator, Information Security Architect and Network Security Engineer.

DURATION

1 year + 1 year (Dissertation + Seminars)

WEEKLY WORKLOAD

5 Hours Theoretical + 5 Hours Practical Labs

CORE MODULES (REQUIRED)
  • Research Methods
  • Network Routing Architectures
  • Advanced Network Security Principles
  • Enterprise Switched Networks
  • Secure Systems
  • Cryptography
ELECTIVE MODULES (CHOOSE TWO)
  • Applied Cryptography
  • IT Security Leadership Competencies
  • Hacking Techniques & Incident Response
  • Computer Crime and Forensics

Refer to your curriculum credits upon registration

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