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Network Management and Cloud Computing, MSc

Middlesex University

  • October, 2020 Start Date

  • 1 year Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9500.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Computer networks underpin almost every aspect of modern business. Their competent management is crucial to a company's success and experts who can fulfil this role are highly sought-after. Network management is a rapidly-evolving specialism for which you need leadership, problem-solving and organisational skills as well as the technical ability.

Why study MSc Network Management and Cloud Computing at Middlesex University?

This course has a marked emphasis on professional and applied skills and you will be able to take full advantage of the university's strong links with companies in the IT sector. During your studies, you will work with our LTE test bed and Blade Server, and you will learn how to access and configure cloud-based networks.

You will be encouraged to learn, explore and work within our award-winning technology centre and its five specialist laboratories equipped with the latest industry-standard hardware and software, including OPNET, Wireshark, MATLAB, Simulink, OpNet Modeller 17.0, OMNeT++ , NI and Cisco technology such as Packet Tracer.

Practical work is an important part of every module, and unless you're already in employment, we'll encourage and support you to finding a placement for up to 12 weeks, during which you'll work on your independent research project.

Our strong research profile ensures our courses remain innovative. We have developed our own WSN, Senso LAB, and have also undertaken notable research in areas such as MIMO, LTE and LTE Advanced

The course is designed for those students who have previously studied computing at university level or who are currently working in the sector, and are looking to develop an advanced mastery of the subject.

Course highlights

  • You'll have the opportunity to gain practical experience in our industry-standard networking labs
  • We encourage students to explore new concepts and developments and were delighted when three of our students were crowned winners at the Young Professional Engineering Challenge
  • Middlesex University is an official Cisco Academy and as part of your studies, you'll have the chance to work towards a Cisco CCNA professional certification
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Computer networks underpin almost every aspect of modern business. Their competent management is crucial to a company's success and experts who can fulfil this role are highly sought-after. Network management is a rapidly-evolving specialism for which you need leadership, problem-solving and organisational skills as well as the technical ability. Why study MSc Network...

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Course Content

This course gives you an in-depth understanding of computer network design, implementation and optimisation. You will study cloud-based networks and explore modern data centres, virtualisation and distributed storage. More generally, you will focus on network design and construction, programming and operating systems as well as network troubleshooting in a business environment.

What will you gain?

You will be equipped with the knowledge and expertise to model, monitor and analyse networks in various situations, simulating performance and availability to configure them for optimum performance. In addition to this, you will also improve your mathematical, problem solving, communication, and critical skills. As well as in-depth knowledge and practical experience of computer communications and networking, our course will provide you with many transferable skills. It will improve your research, data collection and interpretation, mathematical, communication, problem solving, presentation and critical skills – as well as your confidence and ability to work under your own initiative while managing your own time.

  • Modules

    • Computer Networks and Internetworking (15 Credits) - Compulsory

    • Enterprise Network Troubleshooting (15 Credits) - Compulsory

    • Network Management (30 Credits) - Compulsory

    • Network Security and Mechanisms(15 Credits) - Compulsory

    • Operating Systems and Application Environments (15 Credits) - Compulsory

    • Virtualisation and Cloud Computing (30 Credits) - Compulsory

    • Individual PG Project (60 Credits) - Compulsory

This course gives you an in-depth understanding of computer network design, implementation and optimisation. You will study cloud-based networks and explore modern data centres, virtualisation and distributed storage. More generally, you will focus on network design and construction, programming and operating systems as well as network troubleshooting in a business...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Hendon

Full Time, 1 year

October, 2020

£9500.00

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Classroom

Hendon

Part Time, 2 years

October, 2020

£9500.00

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Entry Requirements

Qualifications

  • A 2:2 honours degree or above in computer science, science or engineering, or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • Those with other degrees but with a minimum of three years work experience will also be considered.

Eligibility

UK/EU and international students are eligible to apply for this course.

Academic credit for previous study or experience

If you have relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University programme of study. For further information please visit our Accreditation of Prior Learning page.

Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions

Entry onto this course does not require an interview, portfolio or audition.

Qualifications A 2:2 honours degree or above in computer science, science or engineering, or an equivalent overseas qualification Those with other degrees but with a minimum of three years work experience will also be considered. Eligibility UK/EU and international students are eligible to apply for this...

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Assessment Methods

As well as exams, tests and your research project, you’ll be assessed through practical assignments, including laboratory work, and coursework including essays, reports, presentations and class discussions. Some assessed work will also be group work.

For your independent project you will plan, conduct and produce an original piece of research relevant to the industry – either using existing or emerging technology to solve a practical problem, or extending the theoretical understanding of new technology. You will be assessed on your research proposal, written report and via oral examination.

As well as exams, tests and your research project, you’ll be assessed through practical assignments, including laboratory work, and coursework including essays, reports, presentations and class discussions. Some assessed work will also be group work. For your independent project you will plan, conduct and produce an original piece of research relevant to the industry –...

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