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Cyber Security

Northumbria University London Campus

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
15500 GBP/year
7170 GBP/year
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About

The MSc Cyber Security at Northumbria University London Branch provides you with a critical understanding of information governance and assurance, combined with technology risk management practices.

Overview

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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • 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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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More details

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.

Language

English

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.
Lower 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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 2:2 (second class) honours degree or equivalent from a recognised university in a related subject
If you don’t meet the academic requirements
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7170 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7170 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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