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Cyber Security

Lancaster University

12 months
Duration
24430 GBP/year
11420 GBP/year
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About

Cyber Security degree offered at Lancaster University will help you develop the skills, knowledge, and experience to face one of the modern world’s greatest challenges. This programme will prepare you for an exciting and rewarding career in cyber security, application and software security, and cyber law enforcement, among others.

Overview

Key facts

Cyber Security degree offered at Lancaster University is one of the greatest challenges of contemporary society, and it will only become more complicated as we progress. As a result, our GCHQ accredited programme provides you with the depth of knowledge and wealth of skills required to engage with and overcome these challenges.

During your study, you will work within our world-class ICT Centre of Excellence, InfoLab21. Here you will study and explore eight taught modules and complete a substantial research project. These interdisciplinary modules will allow you to draw on expertise from four specialist departments: School of Computing and Communication; Law; Sociology; and Politics, Philosophy and Religion. 

Through studying these modules, you will develop a range of technical skills and gain specialist knowledge that will be invaluable as you progress in your career. Modules include: Information System Penetration and Countermeasures; Network and Systems Security; and Cybercrime.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information System Security Management
  • Information System Penetration and Countermeasures
  • Information System Forensic Investigation
  • Information System Risk Management
  • Network and Systems Security
  • Cybercrime
  • MSc Dissertation
  • Digital Forensics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most courses do not have a deadline for application, we recommend that you apply as early as possible as some courses do fill up and close applications early.

Language

English
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
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Credits

180 alternative credits

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

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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Security or similar degrees.

  • Some programming experience may be advantageous.

  • Relevant professional experience within cyber security industry will be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24430 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24430 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11420 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11420 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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