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Cyber Security

Cyber security is critically important to commercial and academic organisations, as well as to governments and their citizens. Our MSc gives you a well-rounded, multidisciplinary view of the subject area, embracing not only the technical subjects, but also aspects of criminology, risk management, law and social sciences.
The programme has National Cyber Security Centre certification and we are recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research by the UK government.

Entry requirements

MSc: A UK bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher. (See website for specific details and international equivalent qualifications.) English language: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components

Course modules

Compulsory modules include: Cryptography; Cyber Crime, Insecurity and the Dark Web; Foundations of Cyber Security; Network and Web Based Security; Security of Cyber Physical Systems; Software Security; MSc Research Project and Dissertation, Project Preparation
Optional modules include: Criminal Behaviour - Applied Perspectives; Machine Learning Technologies; Secure
Software Development; Software Project Management and Development

Assessment methods

Coursework, examinations, written project (design, development or research) and dissertation

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 23,736 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Channel Islands 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) England 1 Years

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