Cyber Security (MSc)

the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 7850 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
January, September

International course fees
GBP 14700 per year

All study options

About Cyber Security at University of Derby

Cyber security is now recognised as one of the top global risks, with hacking, malicious code and data theft among some of the reasons why it is vital in the design, development, and implementation of IT systems. This is particularly important as internet users increase exponentially in emerging economies, more data is created and collected than ever before, and businesses find themselves increasingly reliant on online services, and in need of a strong cyber security culture.

  • Build your understanding of the managerial and technical elements of information security, as well as enterprise-level security
  • Choose a course designed in consultation with industry to ensure it delivers all the skills needed for the workplace
  • Enhance your employability and career prospects by preparing for the BSI ISO 27001 lead auditor certifications which are highly sought after by employers
  • Study innovative techniques being developed through the latest research at the cutting edge of cyber security
  • Learn how to take a strategic and holistic approach to protect an organisation's systems
  • Be inspired by a teaching team offering a blend of industry experience and strong academic credentials
  • Our MSc Cyber Security 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.

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 studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 7850 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14700 per year

Entry requirements

An honours degree (at least 2.2) or equivalent qualifications / experience in a computing discipline.

If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate proficiency in English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent).

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