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Information Security

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24 months
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8868 GBP/year
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About

This Information Security degree from University of London addresses both the technical and management aspects of cyber security. Learn about cryptography, computer and network security, and security management from one of the foremost academic security groups in the world.

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Overview

By studying this Information Security degree from University of London , you will:

  • Gain the cyber security skills required for senior level careers.
  • Enhance your career prospects as a security specialist with a wide range of companies.
  • Benefit from Royal Holloway’s expertise and consulting experience.

Career opportunities

This degree will help you gain the cyber security skills required for senior level careers by focusing on principles and best management techniques. The expertise and consulting experience at Royal Holloway ensures that the degree remains commercially relevant to the marketplace. Our graduates can be found in many organisations, ranging from large financial institutions and consultancies through to technology and research-oriented organisations. They also act as security specialists within a wide range of companies.

In some countries, qualifications earned by distance and flexible learning may not be recognised by certain authorities or regulators for the purposes of public sector employment or further study. We advise you to explore the local recognition status before you register, even if you plan to receive support from a local teaching institution.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Security management 
  • An introduction to cryptography and security mechanisms
  • Network security
  • Computer security
  • Application security
  • Advanced cryptography 
  • Cybercrime

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You need an undergraduate degree (e.g. bachelor) that is comparable to a UK second-class honours degree from an institution acceptable to the University. Relevant disciplines to Information Security might include computer science, electronics, information systems, or mathematics.
  • If you don’t have a first degree but you do have relevant industry experience, we will consider your application on its own merits.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8868 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17736 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8868 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17736 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • Total MSc: £17736
  • Total PGDip: £13676
  • Individual module (taken on a standalone basis): £2320
  • Individual modules (reduced fee alumni): £1407

Funding

If you're based in the UK, the Department for Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS) offers tuition-fee scholarships.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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