The Cybersecurity programme of the University of Sunderland is excellent preparation for jobs in cybersecurity, which is a rapidly growing area given the rise in computer-related crime. You’ll study topics such as network security and cybersecurity in organisations, looking at the processes, procedures and protocols required to implement effective secure and dependable systems.
Using the latest forensic analysis tools, you’ll interrogate data and systems, examining applications of cryptography, secure programming and defensive programming, as well as learning how to design a secure and resilient system.
This highly practical course means you’ll have the opportunity to experience the latest technologies and tools used in industry, giving you the confidence to be productive and effective when you go out into the workplace.
There is a high demand for cybersecurity professionals and the UK government is investing £1.9 billion over the next five years in a cybersecurity strategy that will include automatic defences to protect businesses and individuals.
On completion of this course, you’ll progress in some of the most attractive fields and industries as we prepare you for a range of cyber security jobs. Advance your career in a wide range of roles, including: information security manager, security analyst, security architect, security administrator, incident responder, security engineer, security auditor, security software developer and vulnerability assessor.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
- Technology Management for Organisations
- Cyber Resilience and Incident Response
- Cybersecurity and User Experience Design
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Apply at least 6 months in advance.
DisciplinesComputer Sciences IT Security Cyber Security View 698 other Masters in Computer Sciences in United Kingdom
- We require applicants to hold an undergraduate degree with a classification of 2:2 or above in computing or a 2:1 or above in a relevant non-computing discipline, such as mathematics, statistics or engineering.
- If English is not your first language, please provide English language proficiency scores.
International14750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14750 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7750 GBP per year during 12 months.
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