If you want a career in information security this course is for you as it focuses on developing knowledge and understanding so students can create a secure and effective information infrastructure. As well as covering established techniques, it covers new and innovative practices developed through the very latest research. You will learn about both managerial and technical elements of information security, as well as enterprise level security. This includes risk management and compliance, and also concentrates on issues such as securing networks and system penetration testing. The course will prepare you for the industry desired BSI ISO 27001 lead auditor certifications increasing your employability and career prospects.
Honours degree (2.2 or above); or equivalent qualifications / experience in a computing discipline. Students whose 1st language is not English should have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Modules include: advanced security protocols; enterprise security management; industrial; research practice; securing networks; security: attacks and countermeasures; studying at masters level and research methods; independent scholarship.
Assessment is by a mixture of coursework and examinations.
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