Part time See Course MSc 2 years

About the course

Start Date: February, May, September

In the always-connected modern world, it has become critical for organisations to implement robust cyber defences to protect against attacks. This MSc Cyber Security conversion degree will provide individuals that don’t have a background in IT with the skills to work professionally in cyber security roles.

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Entry Requirements

We offer two different entry routes for our MSc Cyber Security, taking into account your prior work experience and relevant qualifications.

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our MSc Cyber Security, as a minimum you must have an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification.

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our MSc Cyber Security, you must have at least three years’ relevant work experience.


Fees

£11,836 (2022-23)

Our course fees are fully inclusive – all teaching materials and required reading are included, and there are no hidden charges for assessments or resits. We also charge the same fee for domestic and international students.

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Student Profile(s)

William Annoh

I was particularly impressed with the way that the online programme was structured.

My Student Advisor Rebekah was very helpful in advising me and guiding me through the process. All the faculty who taught the modules were very very helpful; they taught me so much. I’ve learnt a lot of things and I’m willing and ready to use them in my career path.

I particularly loved the discussion forums. It was a platform for us to engage with each other, so it helped us as online participants to get to know each other and think about different things. It helped me open my mind to a lot of different ideas.

Now that I’ve finished my degree, the first thing I plan to do is to better myself in my role at work. I just started a new role last month so I’m looking forward to using my experiences from here to grow that. On the side I do some consultancy as well, and I have helped manage a few people in showbiz. This is a great degree that I can use to project manage the things that I do on that front. I plan to start my consultancy full-blown in a couple of years so I’m sure that insight from this degree will be very helpful for that.

Scholarships

Contact our Admissions team to learn more about our full payment discount.

Value of Scholarship(s)

5% discount

Eligibility

We’ll offer you a 5% discount if you pay your full course fee up-front. This is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus.

Application Procedure

Apply today to learn more: https://online.essex.ac.uk/discounts-and-scholarships/


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To be considered for an International scholarship, please contact our Admissions team.

You will be required to write a statement (up to 500 words) in support of your International scholarship application. This will need to include details of previous qualifications, work experience, why you want to study our course and how a scholarship could help you.

Value of Scholarship(s)

TBC

Eligibility

International students residing in specific regions outside of the UK may be eligible for a partial scholarship for our postgraduate online courses. Scholarship applications are assessed on a merit basis and will take into consideration previous qualifications and level of work experience.

Application Procedure

Apply today to learn more: https://online.essex.ac.uk/discounts-and-scholarships/


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Contact our Admissions team to learn more about our alumni discount.

Value of Scholarship(s)

10% discount

Eligibility

If you're graduate of University of Essex or University of Essex Online, we’ll award you a 10% discount on your Masters tuition fees. This is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus.

Application Procedure

Apply today to learn more: https://online.essex.ac.uk/discounts-and-scholarships/


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