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The award
MSc

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 7470 per total

How you will study
online

Course starts
January, May, September

International course fees
GBP 7470 per total

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About Cyber Security at University of Derby Online Learning

Take our online Cyber Security MSc and become part of the next generation of leading IT security professionals, fully equipped to respond rapidly to risks and problems. The subject is a regular hot topic in the news today on a global scale and online protection has never been more relevant.

This online Cyber Security MSc programme has been developed to teach you the very latest in information protection techniques, all delivered by academics at the leading edge of research into system penetration and intrusion analysis. As an online student, you will be able to draw on the extensive industrial links of our academic staff and share knowledge of best practice with fellow students all whilst navigating your course materials in our virtual learning environment.

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 studyOnlineHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsJanuary, May, SeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 7470 per totalInternational course feesGBP 7470 per total

Entry requirements

You will require:

  • An honours degree (at least 2.2) in computing or a degree with substantial relevant content for the specialist discipline.

If you don’t have a degree or an accredited degree, we can consider your application if supported by significant industrial experience. Please include evidence of all experience you have in your application. Whilst the University guidelines on prior learning will be followed, RPL will only be recommended where applicants can present a portfolio of professional work, deemed to be of an appropriate level.

If English is not your first language you will need an English language qualification, for this course you will need at least one of the following:

  • IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in any areas)*
  • TOEFL 580 (paper based) 237 (computer based) or 92 (internet based)
  • Pearson Test of Academic English: 58
  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass
  • London Tests of English: we accept level 5 for postgraduate courses
  • International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C
  • International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C.*

*If you have a minimum of IELTS level 4.5 you can study our Certificate of Credit in English for Academic Purposes which we will accept as evidence that you are able to perform at a suitable level of IELTS 6.0. We will also accept the Certificate of Credit as evidence that you can perform at GCSE level.

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