Kingston University
Networking and Data Communications with Management Studies MSc
Kingston University

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Reasons to choose Kingston – Laboratories include test Local Area Network (LAN) and several types of wireless networks and enterprisescale networking technologies, including equipment for testing Internet of Things communication and a mobile edge computing testbed. There is equipment for quality testing and immersive environments, including professional ultra high definition, high-dynamic range (HDR) and light field (plenoptic/ holographic) cameras and displays, VR/AR equipment. – There are opportunities to carry out a project, or dissertation, in collaboration with industry and research fellowships after your MSc. – You will have the opportunity to take a one-year professional placement (on request).

About this course This course offers the knowledge and skills for designing, developing and operating secure IP-basednetworks. It offers practical skills in the specification, design, modelling and implementation of software and hardware. You will gain specialist knowledge of digital communications, multimedia communications, wireless networks and security issues. You will study the technologies of LTE and 5G wireless networks and the Internet of Things. The Management Studies pathway is ideal if you aspire to a management position in the industry.

Example modules – Network and Information Security; – Wireless Communications and Networks; – Data Communications.

Career opportunities Suitable roles include: technical project manager; solutions architect; algorithm manager; wireless software engineer; test engineer; and security consultant.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.0
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Networking and Data Communications with Management Studies, MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Networking and Data Communications with Management Studies MSc

EU £8910 year 1
England UK £5423 year 1
Northern Ireland £5423 year 1
Scotland £5423 year 1
Wales £5423 year 1
International £8910 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

Positions of Kingston University in top UK and global rankings.

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About Kingston University

Founded in 1899, Kingston University is located in the suburban town of Kingston upon Thames, London. The university’s four campuses can be found in and around the town centre, with a free shuttle bus helping students to get there. This university offers what they call Flexi-stay accommodation, which allows students to book rooms in their residence halls for periods in which they expect to be studying exceptionally hard.

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Student composition of Kingston University

undergraduates:
12155
postgraduates:
4525
Total:
16680
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Where is this programme taught

Penrhyn Road Campus
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