Cyber Security and Human Factors
Cyberspace is a vast, complex and still evolving community that presents enterprise, industry and governments with on-going security management challenges, as it grows on an exponential scale.
Bournemouth University's MSc in Cyber Security & Human Factors has been developed in response to the needs of the computing and security sectors worldwide. Graduates from this course will be equipped with technical know-how to protect and prevent, and the ability to assess risk and manage incidents. You can take each unit separately as CPD, building up to a full Masters should you wish to do so. The dates for each unit are given below.
On this course, you'll gain an understanding of cyber security by investigating threat, vulnerabilities and impact risk, the contagion of fear, uncertainty and doubt, managing human factors in security, trust management and information assurance.
We were participants in the Intensive Program on Information Communication Security (IPICS 2017) held in Greece in June 2017.
MSc: A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject, or equivalent. Required subjects: Computer Science, Electronics, IT, Law, Psychology, Business, Forensic Science or Forensic Investigation. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading.
MSc: A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject, or equivalent. Required subjects: Computer science, Electronics, IT, Law, Psychology or Business. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) or above.
Core units: Cyber Security - Human Factors - Research Methods & Professional Issues - Individual Masters Project. Option units. You'll choose three of the following: Cyber Psychology - Enterprise Digital Forensics - Information Assurance - Security Event & Incident Management - Security by Design
Individual Masters Project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||January 2019||13,750 (Whole course)||International||18 18 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||January 2019||6,250 (Whole course)||Home/EU||18 18 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||13,750 (Whole course)||International||12 12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||6,250 (Whole course)||Home/EU||12 12 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||January 2020||13,750 (Whole course)||International||18 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||January 2020||6,250 (Whole course)||Home/EU||18 Months|
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