Full time & Part time September, January MSc 1 Year full-time/ 2 Years part-time
Computer Science (8)

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Are you interested in becoming a cyber security expert? Look no further than our MSc in Cyber Security programme! This course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to prevent cyber-attacks and enhance your career prospects in the industry. With a focus on practical skills, you'll delve into topics such as authentication, access control, malware, secure coding, and ethical hacking. Our unique virtualised computer suite, "Hacktivity", provides individualised security challenges, while our Hackerbot system offers real security attacks for hands-on learning. Whether you have a background in IT or not, we welcome applicants with relevant experience or training. Join us and unlock exciting career opportunities in roles such as security architect, malware analyst, or system/network/web/application penetration tester. Don't miss out on this chance to make a difference in the world of cyber security!

About the course

Develop a deep understanding of cyber security to help prevent the risk of cyber-attacks, enhancing your career potential in industry.

Use your background in IT to develop your ability to implement cyber security mechanisms into any business or organisation. 

As part of this course, you’ll:

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Computing, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional.

All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements.

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