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Full time September MSc 12 months

About the course

Learn how to put into use cybersecurity processes that will protect computing infrastructures, from personal devices to national critical infrastructure. In this programme, you will examine the latest innovative cybersecurity and privacy practices and develop the knowledge and skills needed to work in distinct security and privacy roles in the industry.

Through the teaching, you learn to evaluate, design, and build secure and privacy-preserving systems ranging from household devices such as household electrical items to large critical infrastructures like nuclear plants and energy grids.

Studying this programme will also provide the necessary education to attain international cybersecurity certifications.

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Entry Requirements

A Bachelor's degree with a 2:2 (lower second class) Honours degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or another relevant quantitative discipline such as Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Natural Science, Electronic Engineering, General Engineering, Operations Research, or a joint degree in two such subjects. IELTS Academic (6.5), TOEFL iBT (90), PTE Academic Overall (62), Cambridge English Advanced & Proficiency (176)

Should be competent in computer programming to level expected at end of the first year of a BSc honours degree in computer science.

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Value of Scholarship(s)

£3000

Eligibility

The University of Aberdeen is delighted to offer the Aberdeen Global Scholarship to international students starting in September 2022 or January 2023. This is a £3,000 tuition fee discount open to eligible self-funded taught Masters students who are classed as international fee status and domiciled in one of the countries listed below.

The £3,000 scholarship is open to international fees students registering for on-campus programmes, who don’t receive an externally funded scholarship from elsewhere, or any other University of Aberdeen scholarships (excluding awards made by the University of Aberdeen Development Trust).

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Value of Scholarship(s)

20% Discount

Eligibility

A 20% discount for Aberdeen graduates who want to study a postgraduate degree. It applies to the full cost of taught postgraduate programmes and one year of a full time research programme.

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Value of Scholarship(s)

Various

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