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  Applied Cyber Security with Professional Internship (MSc)

Queen’s University Belfast    School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Full time September MSc 2 years full-time Award winner
Computer Science (8) Information Services (20)

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Are you ready to become a cyber security expert and protect the online world? Look no further than our Applied Cyber Security with Professional Internship (MSc) programme. Taught by leading experts in one of the world's top cyber security hubs, this course is designed for analytical, technical individuals with a passion for codebreaking. You'll delve into cutting-edge topics like cryptography, computer forensics, and malware, while also exploring the legal and ethical issues in cyber security. With a two-year structure, including a research project and a 12-month industry internship, you'll gain practical experience and enhance your professional development. Join us and make a difference in the world of cyber security.

About the course

The world’s online security depends on you. Step up to the plate with this fascinating Master’s course, taught by experts at one of the world’s leading cyber security hubs.


You’ll be analytical, technical and a modern-day codebreaker. Cyber security is a challenge that will not go away, affecting companies, individuals and even governments. You could be:

A recent graduate – possibly a maths or engineering graduate with good programming skills, or you might be a good developer but have little knowledge of cyber security.

Already working in industry – experienced in technical software development, and looking to upskill and enhance your professional development.

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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, Mathematics with Computer Science, Physics with Computer Science or a related discipline. Applicants must normally have achieved 2:1 standard or above in relevant modules.

All applicants will be expected to have mathematical ability and significant programming experience as evidenced either through the content of their primary degree or through another appropriate formal qualification. It would be beneficial if applicants have experience programming in C and working in a Linux environment.

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