In this Information Security MSc from University College London (UCL), students develop an advanced knowledge of information security and an awareness of the context in which information security operates in terms of safety, environmental, social and economic aspects.
They gain a wide range of intellectual, practical and transferable skills, enabling them to develop a flexible professional career in IT.
This MSc is taught by academics who conduct world-leading research, most notably in cryptography and human-centred approaches to security, privacy and trust. Access to industry-led projects and guest lecturers from academia and industry will enhance post-graduation opportunities for careers in security-related research, or employment in cyber security roles.
CareersUCL graduates are keenly sought after by the world's leading organisations. UCL Computer Science graduates are particularly valued as a result of the department's strong international reputation, strong links with industry, and ideal location close to the City of London. Our graduates secure careers in a wide variety of organisations, e.g. with global IT consultancies, as IT analysts with City banks, or as IT specialists within manufacturing industries.
Information Security has been successfully awarded full certification from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). Students who wish to gain the certification with their degree need to choose COMP0059 Information Security Management as one of their optional modules.
- Computer Security
- Introduction to Cryptography
- Research in Information Security
- MSc Information Security Dissertation
- Applied Cryptography and Cryptanalysis
- Distributed Systems and Security
- Information Security Management
- 12 months
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DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences IT Security Artificial Intelligence View 230 other Masters in Informatics & Information Sciences in United Kingdom
- A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical engineering or mathematics, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Relevant work experience may also be taken into account.
International31200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31200 GBP per year during 12 months.
National16000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
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