Edge Hill University

Computer Security and Networks Edge Hill University Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Gold

Edge Hill University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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Modern businesses depend on their network infrastructure and so it is essential they are managed in a professional way. This integrated Masters degree takes you beyond technical network administration to integrate IT management, security and forensics, project management, network theory and practice. Developing both the technical and managerial perspectives to view the network as a strategic resource, you will work on real life projects and be introduced to the latest industry standard equipment within a lively and highly effective learning environment. You will graduate as a networking and security specialist with the in-depth professional knowledge demanded by employers in this sector.

Course details

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

You will be assessed through a combination of practical exercises, reports, essays and examinations. We want you to develop the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team, therefore assessment includes both of these forms, though the emphasis is strongly on individual work.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code 8B35
Institution code E42
Campus name Ormskirk (Main Campus)
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 128 points No specific subjects are required.

GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) is also required.
A level ABB Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.

A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.

A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
P: 0 credits
Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 You will be expected to achieve the required number of tariff points, to include a minimum of five subjects at Grade H1-H3.

As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards.

For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email study@edgehill.ac.uk.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Visit edgehill.ac.uk/moneymatters for more information.

Provider information

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Edge Hill University
St Helens Road
Ormskirk
L39 4QP


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Course contact details

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Course Enquiries Team

+44 (0)1695 657000