Cyber Security and Human Factors (MSc)

Bournemouth University the United Kingdom

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The award

How long you will study
18 - 36 month

Domestic course fees
GBP 6250 per total

How you will study

Course starts
January, September

International course fees
GBP 13750 per total

All study options

About Cyber Security and Human Factors at Bournemouth University

Cyberspace is a vast, complex and still evolving community that presents enterprise, industry and governments with on-going security management challenges, as it grows on an exponential scale.

Bournemouth University’s MSc in Cyber Security & Human Factors has been developed in response to the needs of the computing and security sectors worldwide. Graduates from this course will be equipped with technical know-how to protect and prevent, and the ability to assess risk and manage incidents.

On this course, you'll gain an understanding of cyber security by investigating threat, vulnerabilities and impact risk, the contagion of fear, uncertainty and doubt, managing human factors in security, trust management and information assurance.


Core Modules:

  • Cyber Security
  • Human Factors
  • Research Methods & Professional Issues
  • Individual Masters Project

Option Units (Choose 3):

  • Cyber Psychology
  • Enterprise Digital Forensics
  • Information Assurance
  • Security Event & Incident Management
  • Security by Design


Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study18 - 36 month
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 6250 per totalInternational course feesGBP 13750 per total

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Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject, or equivalent. Required subjects Computer science/IT, Electronics, Law, Psychology, Business, Forensic Science/Investigation or MSc in any subject. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading.

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