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Computer Science with Cyber Security, MSci (Hons), City, University of London

the United Kingdom

City, University of London

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MSci (Hons)Full-time4 - 5 yearsSeptemberGBP 9250 per yearGBP 17500 per year

About Computer Science with Cyber Security, MSci (Hons) - at City, University of London

This degree is suitable for students who are looking for a successful career in technical computing, with interests in the various roles directly and indirectly connected to the world of computer, network and information security.

You should be motivated to understand how computer systems are built and excited by the rapid pace of change in the field.

There is an ever-growing need for sharp, code-literate, motivated graduates in an industrial sector that makes a multi-billion pound contribution to the UK economy.

The degree focuses on how software and programming work, together with specialist content in computer security. The course will prepare you for a successful career in the techincal areas of computer science and informatio security by developing skills in analysis, design and programming as well as specialisms in cyber security.

Starting with core foundational skills, such as programming, the course progresses to cover a range of computing topics with a focus on practical application, while maintaining a strong theoretical underpinning.

During the course you will become ethical hackers as you are challenged to identify flaws in computing devices and networks; to cryptanalyse classical and modern ciphers; and to trace attacks while auditing systems.

Entry requirements

If your first language is not English, we will require evidence of English language proficiency. Minimum requirements are:

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.
  • PTE Academic: 58 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component.

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