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Computer Networking and Cyber Security with Work ExperienceHolloway
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Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 18 months
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London Metropolitan University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Why study this course?The Computer Networking and Cyber Security with Work Experience MSc includes 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 a dedicated laboratory. 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.More about this courseTaught 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.The Academy has currently 18 smaller academies providing continuous technical and academic support, as well as training their instructors according to Cisco's regulations. These academies are mainly local to London Met and range from schools to technical colleges. We'll aim to place you in these academies for your work experience.The rest of the modules involve hands-on practical workshops and are housed in specialist laboratories with up-to-date networking technology and equipment, such as our IT security laboratory. Guest speakers from the industry will complement your learning from the teaching staff.London Met's Communications Technology group was one of the first university groups in the UK to be awarded the Cisco Networking Academy accreditation in 1998. Since then, the academy has been running short and evening courses in Cisco CCNA and CCNP certification. These are two of the most prestigious vocational certifications valued by networking and related industries. Several of the modules from both the CCNA and CCNP courses are embedded in this Master's, ensuring You'll be studying the relevant Cisco curriculum.
You will be required to have: a lower second class (2:2) UK degree (or equivalent) in Computer Networking and Cyber Security, Computer Security, Computer Science, Computing, Electronics and Communications, or a closely related discipline applicants with relevant professional experience will also be considered Please note the networking modules are based on CISCO CCNP curriculum and are very practically assessed. You are strongly advised to either study CISCO CCNA or ensure that you are competent in configuring CISCO devices before they enrol to ensure success in this MSc program. London Metropolitan University has an established Cisco Academy and can provide advice on CISCO training and certifications.
IELTS: 6.0 (5.5 each)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for London Metropolitan University, Computer forensics and cyber security. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
There are an average of 7000 international students at the university from over 150 countries around the world. The International Student Advice Service is available to help with many of the queries and issues these students have ranging from immigration and visas to country specific application information. There is also help with daily life matters through a series of one to one and group sessions as well as with social events to enjoy their time in London. There are also English language skills courses for those wanting to learn or improve their grasp of the language. The drop-in advice centre is found in Tower Building on the Holloway campus. Student life outside the classroom focuses around the Student Union which provides representation, support and advice to its members. It also operates the various clubs and societies while running two social facilities, a bar on Holloway Road and another on Goulston Street which hosts a range of special events. There are also a range of student media opportunities to get involved with including a magazine, radio station, newspaper and a law publication. Clubs and societies range from sports to interest, culture and faith as well as academic subjects and into volunteering and charity work. Students can get involved with the running of the union and helping their fellow students as well as working in the larger community. They can even seek to set up their own group about a shared interest with others.