Why choose this course
The issue of cyber security continues to be a major issue for both individuals and large corporations. It has been reported by the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018 that over four in ten businesses (43%) and two in ten charities (19%) experienced a cyber security breach or attack in the last 12 months.
- Information Governance and Security (20 credits)
- Network Security (20 credits)
- Wireless Networks and Security (20 credits)
- Information Assurance and Risk Management (20 credits)
- Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security (20 credits)
- Research Methods and Project Management (20 credits)
- MSc Computer Science and Digital Technologies Project (60 credits)
Course duration and content structure
Course duration: 2 years (15 weekends)
Our MSc Cyber Security will teach you how to handle security incidents, identify new and existing threats and determine methods to minimise them. We will also provide an in-depth coverage of the fundamental concepts, principles and technologies for network security. Going beyond just theoretical theory, you will be given a practical understanding of governance and assurance, along with technology risk practices.
- Minimum 2:2 or above from a recognised university in a relevant field (IT/Computer Science/related field) or
- Professional qualifications that are equivalent to an honours degree
We are committed to our prospective students to understand the costs and funding for them if they choose to apply in our partner universities. Studying with us is a real investment in your future; if you are studying Level 3 you may be eligible for funding through Student Finance.