Master of Science in Data Communications

    Intake Periods
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Modes of Study
  • Part Time
Course Overview

This programme will equip you with the necessary blend of technical and managerial skills to initiate and manage the introduction of the new emerging technologies in networks and communications in the workplace. Students will gain exposure to the wide variety of technical, managerial and organisational issues essential to the provision of information technology for commercial application of data communication systems.

Who Can Join

This masters programme is suitable for practising engineers and holders of a Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Physics and Mathematics.

Entry Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field with required work experience OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university Senate.

For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office.

Duration: 2 years (6 trimesters)

Curriculum Road Map
Year (1)
Year (2)
Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • MDCN 5101 Computer Networks
  • MDCN 5102 Emerging Technologies in ICT
  • MDCN 5103 Data Storage and Cloud Services
  • MDCN 5104 Operating Systems Theory and Design
  • MDCN 5201 Information Systems Security
  • MDCN 5202 Business Process Modelling and Application
  • MDCN 5203 Advances in Telecommunications
  • MDCN 5204 Network Systems Design & Implementation
  • MDCN 5301 Advances in Data Communications
  • MDCN 5302 Computer Security and Forensics
  • MDCN 5303 ICT Policy
  • MDCN 5306 Wireless Networks Technologies