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Cyber Security

University of Kent

12 months
Duration
20500 GBP/year
9100 GBP/year
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About

This Cyber Security programme from University of Kent is aimed at computing graduates with strong programming skills seeking careers as cyber security professionals or careers that need a systematic and deep understanding of the subject.

Overview

The Cyber Security programme from University of Kent would also be an excellent starting point for those wishing to carry out further research in cyber security. Taught Master’s programmes are available with an optional industrial placement.

Programme aims

This programme aims to:

  • enhance the career prospects of graduates seeking employment in the computing/IT sector
  • prepare you for research and/or professional practice at the forefront of the discipline
  • develop an integrated and critically aware understanding of one or more areas of computing/IT and their applications (according to your degree title)
  • develop a variety of advanced intellectual and transferable skills
  • equip you with the lifelong learning skills necessary to keep abreast of future developments in the field.

Careers

Our programmes of study are designed to equip our graduates with the skills and knowledge that make them highly attractive to potential employers, providing a good balance between theoretical studies and real-life applications. The recent REF indicated that the School's research was in the top quartile of 89 Computing departments across the UK. Our graduates therefore benefit from a first-rate academic experience as well as being prepared to face the demands of the economic environment. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Industrial Placement Report 
  • Image Analysis with Security Applications 
  • Security, Privacy and Trust Management 
  • Cyber Law
  • Networks and Network Security
  • Computer Security 
  • Project and Dissertation 
  • Project Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no fixed application deadline for home/EU students, but we strongly recommend you apply no later than three months before your intended start date.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first, 2.1 or good 2.2 honours degree (or equivalent) in computing or a related subject with a strong background in programming.
  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9100 GBP per year during 12 months.

EU - £15400

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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