Cyber Security degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland focuses on developing your practical and hands-on skills to pursue a career in the growing market of cyber security. Taught in our purpose built laboratories, the curriculum will cover computer systems and network security, cyber attacks and defence, intrusion detection and prevention, data security, and network monitoring.
This course will enable students to work as Cyber Security specialist in areas such as commercial enterprise security (such as healthcare, banking and finance), law enforcement, or within government bodies.
Completion of our MSc will greatly enhance your potential to progress to a PhD in relevant areas of Cyber Security or Digital Forensics.
- Cyber Security Frameworks
- Governance, Risk Management and Compliance
- Practical Cryptology
- Digital Forensic Analysis
- Malicious Software Investigation
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date
DisciplinesComputer Sciences IT Security Cyber Security View 734 other Masters in Computer Sciences in United Kingdom
- You should normally have a Bachelors Degree with Honours awarded at 2:1 in Computing Science, Computer Networking.
- Applicants with other academic, vocational or professional qualifications deemed to be equivalent, or have at least 3 years of relevant industrial experience may also be considered.
International17250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17250 GBP per year during 12 months.
National11250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11250 GBP per year during 12 months.
For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 7,000£
Living costs for Hamilton
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.