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Department of Computer Science, Programme Catalogue 2011/12

TSCM-AFM23: MSc Internet Systems and Security


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations:
  • This programme has the following designated alternative programme (DAP): PG Diploma
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: 50%
  • Taught credits: 60; Dissertation/Project credits: 30

Semester 1: Taught Units

Compulsory Units
CM50109 Formal methods & programming 12 Credits
CM50123 Networking 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 2 Unit(s) from the following list:
  • If you take CM40212 from this list, you must also take CM40179 in Semester 2.
  • If you take CM50121 from this list, you must also take CM40149 in Semester 2.
CM40212 Internet technology 6 Credits
CM50121 Safety critical systems 6 Credits
CM50206 Intelligent agents 6 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Compulsory Units
CM50175 Research project preparation 12 Credits
CM50209 Security and integrity 6 Credits
CM50210 Cryptography 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 1 Unit(s) from the following list:
  • If you selected CM40212 in Semester 1, you must take CM40179 from this list.
  • If you selected CM50121 in Semester 1, you must take CM40149 from this list.
CM40149 Collaborative systems 6 Credits
CM40179 Entrepreneurship 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units
CM50170 Research project 30 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2011/12 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2012/13 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2011/12.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.