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Information Security

University of Brighton

Master
13 months
Duration
15012 GBP/year
6426 GBP/year
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About

Information Security offered by University of Brighton is developed in consultation with individuals from the Information Risk Management and Assurance Group of BCS and various commercial organisations. 

Overview

Intro

Taught modules are mostly delivered by researchers, who contribute to international research literature, ensuring that the course is relevant and up-to-date. Underpinned by a strong foundation in research, you will benefit from learning the technical skills and knowledge needed to practice on real-world problems throughout the course, equipping you with the expertise needed in systems engineering and network security.

Information Security offered by University of Brighton will give you the opportunity to engage with research activities and projects that are relevant to the latest industry challenges. You will also have the chance to attend professional networking events, take part in hacker sessions and meetings of the Secure and Dependable Software Systems (SenSe) group, which feature talks from leading researchers, government agencies, local businesses and relevant societies. 

Your learning will also be supported by access to facilities including computer and research laboratories, which include industry-standard software developed by our researchers at Brighton.

Careers

There is a huge demand for information security specialists across the world. Occupational Outlook Handbook predicts that the demand for information security professionals will increase jobs in the next seven years.

Programme Structure

Core modules:
  • Security and Dependability
  • Secure Information Systems Engineering
  • System and Network Security
  • Information Security Management
  • Research Methods
  • Software Architecture
  • Distributed System Principles
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Data

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 13 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

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 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Honours degree at 2:1 or above, or equivalent work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15012 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15012 GBP per year and a duration of 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6426 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6426 GBP per year and a duration of 13 months.

Funding

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