This program provides a foundation for understanding, implementing, and rationally deciding on contemporary networking technologies. It analyzes the contemporary terminology, concepts, technologies, and devices used in the internet industry. It deals with both intentional and accidental dangers, as well as the threats confronting computers' mainframe systems and networks. It also shows how to detect and prevent these hazards and how to minimize the potential losses caused by fraud and/or human errors.
We also offer this program as a bachelor's or Ph.D.
Computer Systems & Networks Online via distance learning
This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma, or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is an enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. For example Cyber Security - E-Business & E-Commerce - Internet Studies - Networks Science - Persuasive Technology - Telecommunication Engineering.
Method of instruction: Distance Learning Higher Education
This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflects your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide.
Students enrolling in this distance education program should be aware that:
Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
Language: Book reading and report writing in another language other than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs, or religion.
Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program.
Duration - Computer Systems & Networks Online via distance learning
For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.
Master's Degree - Computer Systems & Networks Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) | Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online: 36 - 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Computer Systems & Networks via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Computer Science from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example E-Business & E-Commerce. + 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis.
Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course.
This course examines computer systems organization, performance evaluation of computer systems, instruction set design, computer arithmetic, and interfacing processors and peripherals. It also considers the performance analysis of multiprocessor architectures and the simulation techniques of computer systems.
Academic Supervisor: Abdo Miled Abou Jaoude
This course surveys modern computer networking and data communications, emphasizing the principles underlying the design of network language and the role of the communications system in distributed computing. Topics include routing, flow, congestion control as well as data representation and communication protocols, and client-server programming.
Academic Supervisor: Humayun Bakht Dr.
This course provides a study of the architecture, utilities, services, and protocols of the Internet and the World Wide Web. Topics cover markup languages (e.g. HTML), data location resources (e.g. search engines and agents), web page management, scripting languages, TCP/IP, IP routing and servers, reliability, security, electronic commerce, and virtual worlds.
Academic Supervisor: Javier Fernandez SalgadoData Communications
This course covers the main concepts and components of data communications particularly modern communication standards, protocol systems and their implementation, and transmission technology. It also examines the principles of complex networks: Open System Interconnection (OSI), Wide Area Networks (WANs), and Local Area Networks (LANs).
Academic Supervisor: Javier Fernandez SalgadoTelecommunication Systems
This course concentrates on the analysis and verification of telecommunication systems and protocols. It begins with analog communication systems such AM and FM and follows with digital communications. In addition, it studies the effects of different transmission technologies on telecommunications.
Academic Supervisor: Humayun Bakht Dr.Networks Science
This course of network science studies complex networks such as telecommunication networks, computer networks, biological networks, cognitive and semantic networks, and social networks, considering distinct elements or actors represented by nodes and the connections between those elements or actors as links.
Academic Supervisor: Humayun Bakht Dr.Web Administration & Security
This course shows how to administer a network, set up a server for a network and an Internet environment, design and implement cabling for a network, solve troubleshoot network security problems related to e-commerce. Also, it demonstrates how to use networking protocols, TCP/IP architecture, and security essentials to include authentication, encryption, and firewalls.
Academic Supervisor: Javier Fernandez SalgadoServer & Distributed Systems
This course explains network server administration, installation, and configuration including troubleshooting, maintenance, and support of network systems. It shows distributed systems in applications such as databases, computer networks and communication, and operating systems.
Academic Supervisor: Humayun Bakht Dr.Local / Wide Area Networks
This course examines Local and Wide Area Network technology (LAN & WAN), including topologies, communications media, and protocols, interfacing equipment, hardware, and software. It works on problems of planning, designing, installing, and maintaining local and wide area networks.
Academic Supervisor: Humayun Bakht Dr.Networks Systems Management
This course gives students the skills and knowledge to manage a network system and accomplish the following tasks: integrate diverse network clients, design an inter-network using TCP/IP protocol, change a LAN to an intranet, centrally distribute software upgrades to servers and clients, and prepare for emerging technology capabilities.
Academic Supervisor: Javier Fernandez SalgadoNetworks Software Design
This course deals with the principles of network software design and its effects on network performance. It explains specific software associated with telecommunication networks, network software functionality, and approaches for assessing and optimizing software and network performance including modeling, simulation, and direct measurements.
Academic Supervisor: Humayun Bakht Dr.Telecommunication Networks
This course examines ordinary, single-user, point-to-point communication systems and their juxtaposition to those involved in multi-user systems, satellite systems, radio networks, and computer networks. It presents architectures and protocols for telecommunication networks.
Academic Supervisor: Humayun Bakht Dr.Cyber Security
This course of cybersecurity studies the options to protect the integrity of a computer’s internet-connected systems, hardware, software, and data from cyber-attacks. Cybersecurity deals with the protection of the hardware and computer architecture, software and application security, network and cloud integrity, and any device connected to the internet.
Academic Supervisor: Alex VuginshteynData Security & Cryptography
This course explores data communication security techniques and data encryption. It presents encryption, the security of cryptosystems, the authentication of people and systems, signature schemes, access controls, and message integrity. It considers data security advantages and limitations and the added complexities of control in distributed systems and networks.
Academic Supervisor: Abdo Miled Abou Jaoude
Admission requirements - Computer Systems & Networks
For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format.
Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the number of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the number of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.