Computer Network and Administration and Management MSc

University of Portsmouth    School of Computing

Full time & Part time September, January MSc 1 year full-time (September intake), 3 years part-time (September intake), 16 months full-time (January intake)
Computer Science (8)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the MSc in Computer Network Administration and Management. This accredited programme equips you with the skills to secure and optimize computer systems for businesses of all sizes. Delve into the principles of systems administration and network design in cutting-edge computing labs, utilizing cloud servers and virtual machines to enhance system efficiency and security. Benefit from industry insights through guest lectures and data centre visits with partners like Cisco. The course offers hands-on experience in configuring secure networks, preparing you for industry qualifications such as VMWare certification. With a focus on practical learning, you'll tackle real-world network planning challenges in your Master's project. Stand out in the competitive job market with a qualification recognised by major businesses like HSBC and BAE Systems. Entry requirements include a second-class honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience. Join this programme to unlock a world of opportunities in the dynamic field of computer networking.

About the course


Secure and streamline the computer systems that underpin businesses big and small with this practical MSc in Computer Network Administration and Management. 

You'll study the principles and practice of systems administration and management, analysing and designing networks in our high-performance computing labs. You'll use our cloud server and virtualised machines as you explore the efficiency and security of your systems, and get insights into the practices of industry partners like Cisco with guest lectures and field trips to data centres. 

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Entry Requirements

A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

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