Protecting digital information from unauthorised access and use, and ensuring the resilience of the underlying network infrastructure and systems, are key challenges for the continued technological development of our society. The science behind this programme connects various disciplines; from computer science, electronic engineering and mathematics, to design concepts, mechanisms and technologies for effective protection of digital information, communication infrastructures and computing systems. Focused on key information security concepts, mechanisms and technologies, our programme examines fundamental and advanced topics in important areas of modern information security, striving to achieve a balance between theoretical foundations and practical experience.
A minimum UK 2:2 in a UK honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computing, Chemistry, Data Science, Data Analysis, Informatics or a related discipline. Relevant experience may also be considered.
English language requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent).
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Example module listing: Dissertation; Information and Network Security; Symmetric Cryptography; Asymmetric Cryptography; Information Security Management; Multimedia Security and Digital Forensics; Secure Systems and Applications; Information Security for Business and Government; Project Management and Business; Strategy; Database Systems; Cloud Computing.
Assessment includes dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||10,300 (Year 1)||International||36 36 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||4,500 (Year 1)||Home/EU||36 36 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||20,500 (Year 1)||International||12 12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||9,000 (Year 1)||Home/EU||12 12 Months|
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