Master in Networking Technologies (MNT)

Master in Networking Technologies (MNT)
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Program objective

The program aims to qualify staff in the field of networks in a way that contributes to the improvement of public and private organizations.

 Learning outcomes:

 A- knowledge and understanding:

The student is expected to possess a range of knowledge, skills and values, including:

  1. In-depth knowledge of the concepts and basics of network design and the associated technologies in terms of hardware, infrastructure, operating systems, applications, and network software systems
  2. Adequate understanding of the concepts of breaches and security vulnerabilities, and how to secure them.
  3. Explaining and describing all parts of the network, its operating systems and services, especially the technologies used when it is designed and developed.
  4. Explaining terms and definitions related to the concepts of network technologies and the development of associated services.

B - Intellectual Abilities:

The student is expected to possess a range of knowledge, skills and values, some of which are:

  1. to analyze problems, develop solutions, and make decisions.
  2. to exercise critical thinking of the used methods and technologies, and present suitable technological alternatives when needed.
  3. to adopt systematic thinking in terms of networks design, services and databases, and to identify the basic stages of development according to the requirements.
  4. to understand problems and offer solutions, even if partial.

C- Practical Skills:

The student is expected to possess a range of knowledge, skills and values, including:

  1. Applying the technologies and skills acquired in the field of designing and developing network infrastructure and network services.
  2. Using good and effective methodologies to develop network applications, and using modern technologies in this field.
  3. Understanding the concepts of network security and wireless networks, and smoothly using them in the development and application of good software and systems.
  4. Producing software applications integrated with the accompanying services or parts thereof according to specific descriptions.

D- General Transferable Skills:

The student is expected to possess a range of knowledge, skills and values, including:

  1. being able to effectively participate within a work team and dedicate initiatives to develop and improve the team's work and the quality of the targeted products and applications.
  2. being able to evaluate the individual work in the team and the work of the team as a whole in a logical, objective and professional manner.
  3. constantly developing the acquired knowledge, tools and techniques to improve individual and collective performance in the institution or organization in which change is for the better.
  4. being able to communicate effectively and convey technical information regarding network technologies in a clear and smooth manner with peers or co-workers.
  5. using tools and techniques that help to formulate, summarize and present performance reports.
  6. abiding by the standards and ethics of the profession.

Courses list: 

The total number of courses in the program is 15, in addition to the master's project, covered in 4 terms.

All program courses are mandatory and they are:

Course

Abbreviation

prerequisites

Credit units

Switch and Routing

RSW

-

6

Wireless Networks

WNT

-

6

Data Center Design

DCD

-

6

Internet Service Providers

ISP

-

6

Multimedia Systems

MMS

-

6

Network Security

NSS

RSW

6

Wireless Network Security

WNS

WNT

6

Advanced Network Administration

ANA

RSW

6

Internet Protocols

IPR

RSW

6

Server Design

SSD

-

6

Cyber Security

CYS

NSS

6

Ad-hoc Networks

AHN

WNT

6

Software Defined Networks

SDN

RSW

6

The Internet of things

IOT

RSW , WNT

6

Cloud Computing Infrastructure

CID

RSW , SSD

6

Master's Project

NPR

studying at least 90 credit units, and passing at least 78 credit units.

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The indicative study plan of the program:

Term

Course

Abbreviation

prerequisites

First

Switch and Routing

RSW

-

Wireless Networks

WNT

-

Data Center Design

DCD

-

Internet Service Providers

ISP

-

Multimedia Systems

MMS

-

Second

Network Security

NSS

RSW

Wireless Network Security

WNS

WNT

Advanced Network Administration

ANA

RSW

Internet Protocols

IPR

RSW

Server Design

SSD

-

Third

Cyber Security

CYS

NSS

Ad-hoc Networks

AHN

WNT

Software Defined Networks

SDN

RSW

The Internet of things

IOT

RSW , WNT

Cloud Computing Infrastructure

CID

RSW , SSD

Fourth

Master's Project

NPR

Passing at least 78 credit units, and studying at least 90 credit units.

 

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