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Cyber Security, Threat Intelligence and Forensics - MSc/PGDip


University of Salford    School of Science, Engineering and the Environment

Full time & Part time September, January MSc, PGDip 1 year full-time; 3 years part-time 06 January 2023

About the course

Become a cyber crime-fighter

Data security breaches are on the rise, but you can become part of the solution. With this specialised postgraduate degree, you can enhance your existing computing knowledge, and develop applied skills ready to build a career in the exciting and in-demand cyber security and intelligence field.

Available with full and part-time study routes, this BCS-accredited course provides learners with specialist cyber security knowledge, and a hands-on skillset, ready to fight cyber-crime. Start dates are available each January and September.

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Entry Requirements

You will need a minimum a 2.2 honours in computer science, or a related subject with coverage of programming and IPv4 networking, preferably with experience of command-line usage.

We also welcome enquiries from applicants who may not meet the formal/traditional entry criteria, but do hold relevant experience or skills in cyber security that could facilitate successful postgraduate study. Through our Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process, we can consider your employment history and life experiences. Please contact our course enquiries team for further information.


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Scholarships

Our School of Science, Engineering and Environment offers a limited number of high-value scholarships to applicants across its postgraduate programmes based on academic merit. A Computer, Science and Engineering International Excellence Scholarship is worth £3,500.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3500

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must hold an offer for an eligible programme*, achieve at least a second class upper degree and meet your offer conditions by the admissions deadline

*Please note, this scholarship is not available for MSc Petroleum and Gas Engineering or MSc Gas Engineering and Management as a different scholarship is available for the courses.

Application Procedure

There is no separate application process for this scholarship. You will be assessed when you apply for your chosen programme of study. If you are successfully offered this scholarship, to receive the funding you must accept your offer of admission and pay your tuition fee deposit by the deadline specified.


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Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,500

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be applying for the first year of full-time study on an eligible postgraduate master’s programme in the 2021-22 academic year.

If you're a postgraduate applicant, you must hold an offer for an eligible programme, achieve a first-class degree and meet your offer conditions by the admission's deadline.

You may apply for this scholarship if you have already been awarded a different scholarship. However, in line with the terms and conditions, you can only receive one scholarship - the one with the highest value.

Application Procedure

There is no separate application process for this scholarship. You will be assessed when you apply for your chosen programme of study for the 2021-22 intake. If you are successfully offered this scholarship, you must accept your offer of admission and pay your tuition fee deposit by the deadline specified in order to receive the funding.


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Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,000

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be applying for the first year of full-time study on this programme, or another eligible postgraduate master’s programme in the 2021-22 academic year. You must hold an offer for an eligible programme, achieve at least a second-class degree and meet your offer conditions by the admission's deadline.

You may apply for this scholarship if you have already been awarded a different scholarship. However, in line with the University of Salford terms and conditions, you can only receive one scholarship - the one with the highest value.

Application Procedure

There is no separate application process for this scholarship. You will be assessed when you apply for your chosen programme of study for the 2021-22 intake. If you are successfully offered this scholarship, you must accept your offer of admission and pay your tuition fee deposit by the deadline specified in order to receive the funding.


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