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Computer Science with Cyber Security

University of York

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
7800 GBP/year
7800 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This 100% online Computer Science with Cyber Security programme from University of York is designed for working professionals and graduates who may not currently have a computer science background and want to launch their career in this in-demand and lucrative field.

Overview

Break into the cyber security sector

With our lives increasingly dependent on computer networks and the internet – both of which are potential targets of terrorist and criminal attacks – cyber security is becoming one of the greatest challenges that society is facing today. Graduates who understand the technologies and practices that underpin secure computer systems are in very high demand.

Our online programmes allow you to study around work and home commitments, at different times and locations. This is your Masters degree, on your own terms, in your own time.

On the Computer Science with Cyber Security programme from University of York, you will learn about:
  • Network and operating system security
  • Security risk analysis
  • Secure software development – covering security requirement specification, security design, secure coding and security testing
You will develop your expertise through specialist modules and an independent cyber security project. You will also develop your core computer science skills, including:
  • Computational thinking
  • Computational problem-solving
  • Software development
  • Broad knowledge of computer science

Career opportunities

In the UK alone, over 1.5 million people work in the digital sector, while the number of digital technology jobs has grown at twice the rate of other roles. Graduates of this programme go on to a range of positions in software and web development, IT systems, support and programming. This world-class Russell Group institution and leading Department of Computer Science offer the global reach and industry-relevant content that set our programmes apart.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Cyber Security Threats
  • Security Engineering
  • Advanced Programming
  • Computer and Mobile Networks
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
87
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

  • 2:2 (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in any subject
  • Or Masters degree (or equivalent) in any subject
  • Students whose first degree was not taught in English should have an appropriate English language qualification

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7800 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7800 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Computer Science with Cyber Security
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University of York

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