The London Met MBA (Cyber Security) gives you the opportunity to develop your understanding of key business functions as well as focus on cyber security business. With increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks on both national governments and international corporations, this is a growing sector of work.
The focus of the modules in this course are related to accounting, marketing, leadership and other vital managerial functions within companies and organisations. This is designed to help you evolve into a successful leader in the business world.
The specialised modules in this course are Cybersecurity Management and
Cybercrime and Cybersecurity. They introduce you to the fundamentals of leadership and risk management within cybersecurity organisations, as well as the specific challenges faced by organisations, such as identity theft, scams, fraud and attacks on computer systems.
Our teaching staff and visiting academics, who you’ll meet both informally and formally through lectures and social events, are experts in areas including cybersecurity, management and leadership, ensuring you’ll develop the skills you need to steer a business to success.
You’ll collaborate alongside MBA students from a variety of professions and educational disciplines, such as specialist postgraduate computer science students. Your training will be supplemented with regular informal learning activities including a weekly student-led Business Breakfast, a monthly dinner, networking events, meetings with business leaders, entrepreneurs and consultants and lively charity fundraising events in the City.
We’ll provide regular coaching sessions to help improve your career potential, while you can also make use of our Placements and Employability Unit to help you find new roles for life after the MBA.
You’ll be assessed through individual and group work. This is likely to come in a variety of forms including reports, portfolios, presentations, videos, conferences and competitions, enabling you to develop the skills to master a multitude of situations in the world of cyber security.
After the course
Graduates of the MBA may continue in their existing careers or choose to explore new opportunities. Recent graduates of our business related degrees are employed by companies including Oxademy, ALDI, Schwab Versand Hanau, Sapa, UBM plc, Carillion, Hanson Hispania SA, Triometric, BNP Paribas. They work in management roles in the fields of international sales, area management, business development, clients services and customer service.
Roles particularly relevant to the evolving field of cybersecurity management include application and security risk manager, security operations manager and information security manager.
Why London Met?
At London Metropolitan University
, we place students at the centre of everything we do. We are proud of our vibrant, multicultural and socially diverse community, and welcome applicants regardless of age or background. We offer most of our courses on both a full- and part-time basis, in order to best meet your needs.
The University also has a strong culture of research. Over two thirds of the research we submitted to the most recent Research Assessment Exercise was judged to be “internationally recognised”, “internationally excellent” or “world-leading”. Many of these expert researchers will be leading your lectures, as will employers and professionals with extensive real-world experience. They will be supported by an excellent network of guest speakers and mentors from the industry, making sure you get the best possible guidance.
Support from London Met
If this course is for you, please make sure you also take a look at key resources for postgraduate students on our website:
Postgraduate open days: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/events/postgraduate-open-days/
Applying for a postgraduate course: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/applying/postgraduate/
Funding support for postgraduate students: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/applying/funding-your-studies/
You will be required to have: a minimum of a 2.2 degree in any subject discipline (or equivalent) GCSE Maths and English grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent eg IELTS 6) and at least two years’ postgraduate experience in a managerial role (evidence of this will need to be confirmed by two letters of reference).
Fees vary by start point, please refer to the London Met website for accurate information.