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  Digital and Technology Solutions (Cyber Security Specialist) MSc (Specialist Integrated Degree Apprenticeship)


Newcastle University    School of Computing

Part time September MSc 2 years part time
Computer Science (8)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the MSc in Digital and Technology Solutions (Cyber Security Specialist) – a Specialist Integrated Degree Apprenticeship designed for aspiring cyber security professionals. This programme, tailored for individuals already immersed in cyber security, offers a unique blend of technical expertise and soft skills development. Delve into modules covering system security, information security, leadership in the digital age, and more. Notably, the course culminates in a comprehensive Capstone project, allowing you to apply newfound knowledge directly in your workplace. The entry requirements encompass a 2:1 honours degree in computer science or related fields, with consideration given to relevant work experience. What sets this programme apart is its alignment with industry needs, ensuring you acquire the skills demanded by today's digital landscape. Benefit from the state-of-the-art facilities at the Urban Sciences Building and unleash your potential in cyber security with the support of our esteemed academics and mentors. Join us and elevate your career to new heights.

About the course

If you're already working within cyber security, data protection and IT you'll be suitable for this Cyber Security degree apprenticeship.‌

You'll use a combination of technical and soft skills throughout this Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship. Subject to COVID-19 restrictions, you'll also have extensive on-the-job training. You'll become an expert in your field so you can take your career to the next level.

This course meets the needs of the apprenticeships scheme. It is designed to the Cyber Security Technology Specialism of the Digital Technology Solutions Level 7 integrated degree standard.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in computer science or a discipline with significant computing content, such as:

- mathematics
- engineering
- statistics
- systems engineering

The school of Computing has a strong track record of admitting applicants from a non-standard background, and individuals with strong relevant work experience are encouraged to apply and will be considered on an individual basis.

Applicants should have achieved grade C or above in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications). Applicants without English or Maths qualifications can study for them as part of their apprenticeship.


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