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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Computer Science

  • Start Date

    January, September

  • Course Duration

    Full Time, 1 Years | Part Time, 3 Years

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees


  • Last Updated

    08 February 2019

This course considers current research and practice in cyber security. You will develop technical expertise and practical skills in the design, management and evaluation of secure systems, and in the use of tools and techniques for penetration testing and cyber defence. This MSc can lead to a career such as a network system administrator, security analyst, ethical hacker or a security consultant.

This course is part of our Masters Programme in Computer Science. For more information about the different course titles, visit our Programme Summary page. Here you can also download the Programme Prospectus as a pdf file.

Why choose this course?

The MSc Cyber Security consists of two major parts: taught modules and an MSc project. Each taught module has an assigned number of credits