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MSc - Cybersecurity (Conversion)


University of Chester    Computer Science

Full time & Part time See Course MSc 1 year full-time; 2-6 years part-time

About the course

Our Cybersecurity (Conversion) Master’s degree is aimed at both engineering and non-engineering students who wish to make the leap into the rapidly expanding field of cybersecurity.

Course overview

Our Cybersecurity (Conversion) Master’s degree is aimed at both engineering and non-engineering students who wish to make the leap into the rapidly expanding field of cybersecurity. The course aims to provide both theory and real-world practical skills and expertise to an advanced level in the emerging field of cybersecurity.

Why study this course with us?

The Cybersecurity Facility is part of the Department of Computer Science, which was established in 1985 and is an innovative, forward-thinking Department.

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Entry Requirements

As a conversion Master’s degree, this course has a wider admission than would normally be expected.

A good honours degree (normally 2:1 or above) in a science, maths, engineering, or cognitive field would be expected, or one where the applicant can show technical discipline.

Applicants for January intake will be required to have a background in Computer Science, related discipline, and/or relevant work experience


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Where is University of Chester

Student Profile(s)

Lance Neilson

The decision to undertake postgraduate studies stemmed from my experience of 11 years within the Armed Forces. Cybersecurity is fundamental within secure roles, and imperative to protect from unknown threats. My passion surrounding cybersecurity is due to the ever changing IT industry.

I am enjoying the challenges this course is providing. The skills I am learning are assisting me in my current role, and allowing myself confidence to perform to my best ability.

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