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Cyber Security and Data Governance

The University of Law Business School

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
17000 GBP/year
17000 GBP/year
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The MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance from The University of Law Business School focuses on a combination of technology, business and policy. 

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The programme

The MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance from The University of Law Business School is ideal for students who have an interest in developing an in depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of cyber security and data governance.

This course will equip students with the skills to manage and analyse an organisation's data assets and security measures, and provide an understanding of data governance principles, practices and technologies.                  

The University of Law Business School is an institutional member of Amazon Web Services Educate. This provides tutors and students of the MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance with access to the best collaboration tools, content training and AWS technology for cloud related learning. Upon graduation, you will be fully equipped with the practical skills needed for a technology career. Students also have access to the AWS Educate Job Board for seeking technology jobs and internships.

You can expand your study experience by rotating across our campus locations in London and Berlin. During your time at ULaw Business School, you can complete modules at alternative campus locations, returning to your ‘home’ campus to complete your final module. Visa restrictions and study conditions may apply, however you are supported throughout the rotation process. 

From the 4th Term (9 months of study), students may choose, subject to any applicable visa requirements, to undertake a work placement instead of a dissertation or project.  The work placement is for 9 months.  Students must complete 600 hours of work.

Vinayak Ram, who teaches on the course is a Director at Protiviti and heads the cybersecurity practice for Protiviti in the UK. Vinayak is subject mater expert in cybersecurity and has extensive hands-on knowledge across the various domains in cybersecurity including penetration testing, security architecture and compliance frameworks. Vinayak has a global exposure to cybersecurity having worked in the US, UK, Middle East and South Asian geographies. Vinayak has a Master’s in Networked Systems from University of California, Irvine and a B.E in Telecommunications from the University of Mumbai, India. Vinayak also holds the CISA, CISM, PCI QSA and the CCSK certifications and is a regular speaker at several industry conferences.

Juan Manuel Duran, who also teaches on the course, is currently Head of Data Strategy for the Assets and Liabilities Modelling Group at Barclays Bank and has over 22 years of experience in information technologies and financial services, delivering business intelligence, data warehouse and anti-money laundering solutions. Having also worked in a number of firms throughout his international career, Juan has gained extensive experience in project management, risk management, document management, business and technical analysis and application development.

Juan has a Master’s in Business Administration from Hult International Business School in London in addition to a Bachelor’s degree in Theoretical Physics from the University of Barcelona, where he also carried out doctoral studies for two years. Juan is a PRINCE 2 Certified Practitioner in project management and has an array of technical skills in analysing statistical data using SAS.  

Juan has experience as a teacher and guest speaker in both professional and educational environments, having taught different SAS technologies for external clients, in addition to delivering internal coaching and mentorship. He has also been a guest speaker in data management and data strategy at a leading international university. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualifications.     
  • International requirements - an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    17000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

UK campuses: £17,000 (UK/EU/INT) 


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