Focuses on advanced network design and development, covering enterprise topologies, wireless configurations, network security and forensics, cloud computing, internet of things and server infrastructures.
Blending hands-on technical knowledge with theoretical understanding, this course uses our well-equipped labs to provide you with direct access to advanced routers, switches, ISP emulators, VoIP telephony systems and wireless devices.
You’ll will also be instructed in leading-edge network research and provided with the techniques to constantly extend and update your knowledge and thinking on networking theory, practice and research, allowing you to keep up to date well into your future networking career.
See the website http://www.napier.ac.uk/en/Courses/MScPGDipPGCert-Advanced-Networking-Postgraduate-FullTime
What you'll learn
The course blends postgraduate level understanding with significant elements of Cisco CCNA, CCNP and Cisco security curriculums. This offers you a strong basis to extend your CV and obtain related certifications.
The Cisco Certification Exams themselves are not included in the MSc course but during your time here you will be offered additional support to obtain them, by qualified CCNP Cisco Certified Academy Instructors.
Learn the techniques associated with current networking practices, enabling you to develop and implement effective systems.
• Advanced network technology
• Network security
• Host-based forensics
• Routing technology
• Switching technology
• Advanced cloud and network forensics
• MSc dissertation
Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.
With its emphasis on technical and hands-on network technologies, this course will leave you well equipped for a career in practical networking, ready to address real-life networking situations and problems.
As computer networks are in use in almost every industry and workplace, networking professionals are in demand. You will have the opportunity to work in a wide range of areas across research, education and training.
How to applyhttp://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/postgraduate/how-to-apply
Nothing should get in the way of furthering your education. Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) awards funding for postgraduate courses, and could provide the help you need to continue your studies. Find out more: http://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/postgraduate/fees-and-funding/saas-funded-courses
The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above, or equivalent. We look for applicants to have a background Computer Science, Software Engineering, Communications Engineering or Network Computing in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry. If English is not your first language, it is usually required that you sit an English language test in order to gain entry onto our postgraduate programmes.