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MSc Network Management and Cloud Computing

Middlesex University

Network management covers a wide area, including performance, reliability, security, fault, accounting and configuration management. The MSc Computer Network Management programme has been developed to meet the growing needs of a rapidly evolving sector of industry. Because we consider practical work to be an important part of every module, our laboratories are equipped with the latest industry-standard software, including Wireshark, MATLAB, Simulink, OMNeT++, Openstack, Syslog and Cisco technology such as Packet Tracer, Hadoop and Windows Azure platform. While studying for this qualification you will also work Cisco hardware, considered the gold standard in the industry. There are also PCs, internetworking units such as hubs, switches, routers and servers, and operating systems including Microsoft Windows, and various Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Fedora and Kali.

Graduates of the programme will be equipped with professional and employable skills and attributes such as:

  • A rigorous theoretical knowledge and understanding of current research issues as well as detailed practical experience of network design, development, implementation, management, operations, applications, systems and services. Skills that will enable students to contribute to future developments in the field of Network design and management.
  • ability to make a critical evaluation of the theories, techniques and systems used in planning, design, implementation, security and disaster discovery of modern communication networks as well as the cloud services they support.
  • the ability to deploy and manage cloud computing solutions.

and the ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams