Glyndwr University

Computer Networking MSc

Develop specialist skills required to progress to higher technical and managerial positions.

Practical networking focus, centered around real-world network problem-solving. 

Opportunity to complete external Cisco Certification Qualifications.

Key course features

  • Opportunity to study computer networking in-depth.
  • Lectures/tutorials and practical sessions are enhanced with additional, resource-rich online materials allowing you to continue independent learning through a variety of approaches.
  • Taught by staff leading research into the areas of the internet and computer networks.
  • Research activities are associated with the university’s research center.
  • Learning progresses from designing and building small networks to the techniques required for large public networks.
  • Options to complete external Cisco Certification qualifications

Entry Requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in  a relevant subject
  • IELTS 6.5 (with no individual skill score below 6.0) 2 years before the course start date.
  • AS / A Level English Language and/or Literature Grade C

Career Prospects

Successful completion of the course enables you to put greater focus on your future career in the field of computer networking. You will have the knowledge and competence necessary to continue to develop professionally in the workplace, or you might also decide to progress onto a higher-level academic investigation.

Career opportunities after completing Computer Networking

  • Network support specialist.
  • Network technician.
  • Network administrator.
  • Field service engineer.
  • Computer systems analyst.
  • Computer systems administrator.
  • Network engineer.
  • Wireless engineer.

Course Details

Students will study 6 core modules worth 20 credits each, followed by a 60 credit dissertation. 


Postgraduate Study & Research Methods
Networking Hardware and Software
Networking Techniques & Technologies
Remote Access & Security
Network Protocols & Algorithms
Technological Horizon-Scanning

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