INSTITUTE FOR DESIGN INNOVATION
You will have the opportunity to engage with the very latest Cyber Security principles, practices, tools, and techniques through practical application analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time.
This programme will provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges in Cyber Security faced by industry and society, and will help you to develop the necessary skills to address those challenges in the most effective way. This programme will enable you to build knowledge and develop expertise in network security in cryptography and through action-based learning to provide you with employment skills essential to the Cyber Security industries and related businesses, e-commerce, and governmental organisations.
See the website http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/institutes-programmes/cybersecurity-and-big-data/
a) Provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges in cyber security faced by industry and society, and will help them to develop the necessary skills to address those challenges in the most effective way
b) Utilise both cyber security and big data analytics techniques to analyse and evaluate problems and respond to challenges with practical applications in real time
c) Build students’ knowledge and develop expertise in network security and cryptography, including big data analytics to combat malicious activities and to detect anomalies in the network
d) Provide individuals and teams with employment skills essential to the cyber security industries and related businesses, such as IT, e-commerce, and governmental organisations using action-based learning
To complete the MSc Cyber Security and Big Data students must complete 8 x 15 credit modules. Students must also choose and complete 3 of the 6 optional modules. Students will pick a second subject from the list of nominated second subject modules offered by the other Institutes in the first semester. All students must complete a Dissertation worth 60 credits.
Modules are assessed primarily by exams and also include a combination of group exercises, presentations and time-constrained coursework and assignments with varying levels of weighting depending on the nature of each module.
Graduates from this programme will be in a very strong position to take on digital technology posts in a wide range of industries, including Internet and cloud based businesses, finance firms, governmental organisations, consultancy companies operating in information, communication and network security, as well as those sectors dealing with massive personal data, such as health and well being, where users' privacy and trust needs safeguarding.
Graduates will also have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and career prospects further by undertaking a PhD programme.
• Collaborative Project
• Network Security
• Applied Cryptography
• Mobile Networks and Clouds
See here for information on modules: http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/institutes-programmes/cybersecurity-and-big-data/
Minimum of a lower second class honours degree in electronics, computing, physics, mathematics or a related degree preferably with industrial experience from a UK university, or an equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University. English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.