Masters degrees in Internet equip postgraduates with the skills and knowledge to develop, manage and maintain internet-related computing systems, including Cloud Computing and wireless networks.
Taught MSc programmes are typical for this field, with a year in industry or a work-related placement usually a key component. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant field, such as Computer Science.
Through a combination of theory, investigation and practical work, you will increase your understanding of the networks and databases which assist our uses for the internet.
You will explore networks such as networks such as IP (Internet Protocol), telecommunications and wireless systems in a range of devices such as mobile technologies. You will also explore the social and cultural aspects of internet usage, as well as policy and regulation.
Your knowledge may be applied to a range of internet systems and industries, such as e-business and e-commerce, social media networking, and public services such as banking. You could work in IT providing a range of services, including business consultancy. Or, you might even undertake high-level security work such as special unit assistance in police forces or government agencies.