With the dramatic increase in high-profile cyber security incidents reported in the media, the demand for highly skilled security professionals is growing significantly as businesses across the globe seek to protect their networks and data.
The programme aims to provide you with advanced and specialist knowledge and skills in the field of cyber security.
Your MSc Cyber Security at Northumbria University London Branch will cover topics such as Information Governance and Security, Information Assurance and Risk Management, Wireless Networks and Security, Network Security and Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security. You will also develop your research and project management skills, in particular to support your preparation for your MSc project. In your final semester you will complete a major individual project, where you will receive one-to-one tuition and supervision from a relevant academic supervisor.
Careers and further study
For those with high career aspirations, this programme can give you an extra edge in today’s competitive job market. Graduates from the programme will be equipped to work in a variety of careers in the IT industry or to progress to academic or research orientated careers.
Job roles, including roles in leadership and management, could include working in, for example, software engineering, network design and management, network security, artificial intelligence or IT consultancy.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Information Governance and Security
- Network Security
- Wireless Networks and Security
- Information Assurance and Risk Management
- Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security
- Research Methods and Project Management
- MSc Computer Science and Digital Technologies Project
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Update for September 2020 intake: As a result of Covid-19 and social distancing requirements, we are intending to teach this course using a mix of on-campus and online teaching. For students unable to travel due to travel restrictions in place in their country, students will be able to start online and join us when travel to London is possible. Please check the programme website for more details.
DisciplinesIT Security Cyber Security Artificial Intelligence View 150 other Masters in Artificial Intelligence in United Kingdom
- Minimum 2:2 (second class) honours degree or equivalent from a recognised university in a related subject
- Applicants with non-standard prior learning and or relevant work experience and training are encouraged to apply.
- A CV (curriculum vitae) made up of prior work experience and training would need to be submitted for consideration by our faculty alongside the standard application.
International15500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA7170 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7170 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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