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Kingston University MSc in Networking and Data Communications
Kingston University

MSc in Networking and Data Communications

Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time, Part time

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GBP 9,860 / per year **


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** home full-time: £9,860 | international full-time: £16,200


Why choose this course?

This course offers the knowledge and skills for designing, developing and operating secure IP-based networks. It offers practical skills in the specification, design, modelling and implementation of software and hardware. You will gain specialist knowledge of digital communications, multimedia communications, wireless networks and security issues. You will study the technologies of LTE and 5G wireless networks and the Internet of Things.

You can combine this course with management studies. The Management Studies pathway is ideal if you aspire to a management position in the industry.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • Laboratories include test Local Area Networks (LAN) and several types of wireless networks and enterprise-scale networking technologies, including equipment for testing Internet of Things communication and a mobile edge computing testbed. There is equipment for quality testing and immersive environments, including professional ultra high definition, high-dynamic range (HDR) and light field (plenoptic/holographic) cameras and displays, as VR/AR equipment.
  • There are opportunities to carry out a project, or dissertation, in collaboration with industry and research fellowships after your MSc.
  • You will have the opportunity to take a one-year professional placement (on request).


British Computer Society

The British Computer Society (BCS) accredits this course. This means that you can gain some exemption against BCS professional examinations, leading to Chartered membership and CEng, IEng or CSci status.

Please note: The programme delivered at our partner institution overseas is not currently accredited by the BCS.

The faculty is a long-time member of BCS. For many years we have hosted meetings of the local BCS Kingston and Croydon Branch, contributing to members' continuing professional development programmes.



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