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MSc Networks and Security - optional work placements available

University of Kent

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Course formats All of our taught MSc courses are available in several formats: - 12-month intensive MSc for graduates with a good Honours degree - 2-year International Masters for overseas students with an ordinary Bachelors degree - With an optional industrial placement (8-50 weeks of paid work experience) - Part-time over 3 years Course overview The Internet carries huge volumes of personal, business and financial data, much of which is accessed wirelessly through mobile devices. Security measures are increasingly essential to protect systems and data from attack (e.g. interception) and abuse (e.g. junk email). This course provides a broad coverage of computer networks, computer security and mobile device technologies. It looks in depth at some of the security issues that fixed and wireless networks are subject to and the current solutions employed to address these problems. This course will appeal to computing graduates seeking careers in the network or network security industries, or those who wish to carry on with this topic as an area of research. Funding is available for well-qualified students of any nationality. Further details: http:www.cs.kent.ac.ukteachingpg Course content (Honours degree entry see above web page for details of Ordinary degree entry) Core modules for all students: - Computer Security - Networks and Network Security - Advanced Network Security - Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing - Project Research - Project and Dissertation If you have only a limited knowledge of programming (introductory stream) - Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming (Java) - Advanced Object-Oriented Programming (Java) If you have a good working knowledge of programming (advanced stream) - Advanced Java for Programmers Optional modules (choose 1 or 2): - Advanced English for Academic Study - C++ Programming - Cloud Computing - Cognitive Neural Networks - Concurrency Design and Practice - Concurrency and Parallelism - Contracts, Professional Responsibility and Computing Law - Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery - Development Frameworks - Dynamic Web - Fundamentals of Image Analysis and Biometrics - Green Computing - Industrial Context of Biometrics - Introduction to Intelligent Systems - IT Consultancy Methods - IT Consultancy Practice (includes work experience) - Natural Computation - Parallel Architectures - Systems Architecture - Systems and Services, Design and Management - System Security - Trust, Security and Privacy Management - Web-based Information System Development Optional industrial placement (8-50 weeks of paid work experience). The options available may vary from year to year and are subject to timetabling and prerequisite constraints. Advanced English for Academic Study may be compulsory for non-native speakers who need additional support. Further details: http:www.cs.kent.ac.ukteachingpg

Course formats All of our taught MSc courses are available in several formats: - 12-month intensive MSc for graduates with a good Honours degree - 2-year International Masters for overseas students with an ordinary Bachelors degree - With an optional industrial placement (8-50 weeks of paid work experience) - Part-time over 3 years Course overview The Internet carries huge volumes of personal,...

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