Coventry University program

Network Security

This program explores the concept of security and its application to networks, internet and mobile technologies.

This program is part of the MSc Cyber Security degree offered by Coventry University

Understand the threats posed to an organisation’s networks and how to secure them

This program aims to provide a thorough comprehension of information security concepts and an understanding of how they are applied using network, internet and mobile technologies.

You will explore the security threats posed to today’s computer networks, as well as gain a critical awareness of the latest issues and best practices in the design of secure networks.


5 courses

Delivered by partner academics

Coventry secured 5 QS Stars for Teaching and Online Learning in the QS World University Ranking 2020 and has received No. 1 in the world for Massive Open Online Courses in MoocLab’s World University Ranking 2021.

  • Coventry University

Supported by Institute of Coding

This program has been developed with the support of the Institute of Coding, a network of employers, universities, training providers and professional bodies working together to create the skills needed for the digital economy.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this program, you should be able to:

  • Apply network security concepts and protocols to contemporary Internet and mobile-based solutions and technologies.
  • Critically evaluate the role of a security policy for protecting information assets and demonstrate self-direction in designing security policies to defend those assets within the context of global communication and the web.
  • Summarise IT Governance that relates to information security and evaluate how it influences the security policy of an organisation.
  • Critically review a wide range of current research and technological advances in network security.

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