MSc Network and Computer Systems Security

University of Greenwich

Program Description

MSc Network and Computer Systems Security

University of Greenwich

MSc Network and Computer Systems Security

This programme is designed for graduates with a good first degree in computer science, information systems or other computing related subject, with some knowledge of computer networks studied at undergraduate level. It is suitable for both new graduates wishing to specialise in computer security and IT professionals who wishes to further their skills and move into this area.


It covers the relevant skills, software and hardware technologies as well as more theoretical studies that underpin everyday practice. It will, in addition, ensure that students have a basic understanding of the legal, regulatory requirements, and international standards requirements, pertaining to computer security in different nations.


Students will gain an understanding of the threats to networks, information systems and servers of businesses. They will learn to administer and manage business critical distributed applications and configure relevant security options. They will be exposed to industry standard software and hardware systems for security management.

Course Contents

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • PG Project (CIS) (60 credits)
  • Cyber Security (15 credits)
  • Audit and Security (15 credits)
  • System Administration and Security (15 credits)
  • Managing IT Security and Risk (15 credits)
  • Network and Internet Technology and Design (15 credits)
  • Network Architectures and Services (15 credits)
  • MSc Induction
  • English Language Support Course (for Postgraduate Students in the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences)

    Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

  • Mobile Application Development (15 credits)
  • Web and Intranet Content Management (15 credits)
  • Software Tools and Techniques (15 credits)
  • Enterprise Web Programming (15 credits)
  • Computer Crime and Forensics (15 credits)
  • Penetration Testing (15 credits)
  • Mobile and Network Technologies (15 credits)

    Entry Requirements

    See entry requirements online for more details or seek an interview with the programme leader.

  • This school offers programs in:
    • English


    Last updated May 18, 2016
    Duration & Price
    This course is Campus based
    Start Date
    Start date
    Sept. 2016
    Duration
    Duration
    1 - 2 years
    Part time
    Full time
    Price
    Price
    12,100 GBP
    Information
    Deadline
    Start date Sept. 2016
    Place
    United Kingdom London, England
    Application deadline Request Info
    End date Request Info
    Duration 1 - 2 years
    Price 12,100 GBP