24 months
4080 GBP/year
4080 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This 100% online MSc 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.

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The online Computer Science with Cyber Security programmes from University of York 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.

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.

Advancing your career

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. The programme will help prepare you for a range of in demand roles in computer science, software development, programming, and security solutions. You will be able apply computational thinking, and apply current vulnerability detection methods, and forensic and security techniques in a range of business and academic settings.

Programme Structure


  • 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
  • Research Methods
  • Research Proposal

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Six starts per year


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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
  • If you earned your degree outside the UK, check that it is equivalent to a 2:2. Our country-specific pages can help you to find out more

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8160 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    4080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8160 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.



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