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About

The Cryptography course at London Metropolitan University will give you the opportunity to explore a specialist area of study relating to information security that is based on mathematical theory and computer science. 

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Overview

The high demand for cryptography specialists in the business and technology industries offers defined and fulfilling career opportunities and facilitates entry into roles that require a master’s specialism.

Whether you want to understand the potential of blockchain or examine how your identity and data is protected online, our Cryptography course at London Metropolitan University  will give you the tools to examine and learn about information security in the digital age. 

Cryptography is based on mathematical theory and computer science. It is the construction and analysis of protocols that prevent third parties or the public from reading private messages. Information security underpinned by cryptographic techniques is key to life in the digital age, with social media and e-commerce increasingly reliant on strong algorithms to protect sensitive personal data. This course is, therefore, an excellent starting point if you want to have a career in developing and applying information security algorithms.

After the course

Cryptography applies in many areas of industry where extensive data processing, electronic communications or software development takes place. As a result, this cryptography qualification will provide wider employment opportunities than a traditional computer, software or network engineering degree.

Knowledge of cryptographic solutions will enhance your employment opportunities with large businesses, including online retailers, banks and companies in the financial technology industry, corporate enterprises, electronic entertainment vendors and network service providers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applications in Cryptography and Cryptanalysis 
  • Discrete Mathematical Structures 
  • Information Security
  • MSc Project 
  • Number Theory for Cryptography 
  • Artificial Intelligence Applications 
  • Cybercrime and Cyber Security
  • Semantic Technologies
  • Statistical Modelling and Forecasting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You will be required to have:

  • a 2.1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in mathematics, computer science, data science, software engineering, computing, ICT, physics or economics. Please note your undergraduate degree must have included at least basic training in maths and computing.
Programming skills with one of the popular languages, such as Java or Python, would also be a great advantage. Applicants with a 2.2 at undergraduate level may also be considered and will be required to attend an interview. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16225 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16225 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

PT:

  • UK: £1,035 Per 20 credit module
  • International: £1,805 per 20 credit module

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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.

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