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Cyber Security (Online)

M.Sc. Online
36 months
Duration
8775 GBP/year
8775 GBP/year
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About

Learn the latest information protection techniques from academics at the leading edge of research into system penetration and intrusion analysis. You’ll become a cyber security expert and develop skills that are increasingly in demand with the Cyber Security (Online) at University of Derby.

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Overview

Take our  Cyber Security (Online) at  University of Derby  and become part of the next generation of leading IT security professionals, fully equipped to respond rapidly to risks and problems. The subject is a regular hot topic in the news today on a global scale and online protection has never been more relevant.

As an online student, you will be able to draw on the extensive industrial links of our academic staff and share knowledge of best practice with fellow students while navigating your course materials in our virtual learning environment.

Career:

Individuals with proven information security knowledge are now in high demand across many different sectors. Successful completion of this masters degree can therefore lead to prestigious roles in the IT security arena, including chief information officer, security analyst, security manager and information security risk assessors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studying at Masters Level and Research Methods
  • Advanced Security Protocols
  • Enterprise Security Management
  • Human and Legal Aspects of Cyber Security
  • Securing Network
  • Security Attacks and Countermeasures
  • Independent Scholarship

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 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.
91
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will require 2.2 or higher honours degree in Computing or a degree with substantial relevant content for the specialist discipline.
  • If you don’t have a degree or an accredited degree, we can consider your application if supported by significant industrial experience. Please include evidence of all experience you have in your application. While the University guidelines on recognition of prior learning (RPL) will be followed, RPL will only be recommended where applicants can present a portfolio of professional work that is deemed to be of an appropriate level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8775 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8775 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8775 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8775 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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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!

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