12 months
17900 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Cyber Security at Keele University is aimed at enabling graduates from all disciplines to develop an advanced knowledge of underlying principles in cyber security for the protection of such systems.

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Cyber Security at Keele University  will develop and extend the practical skills necessary for the designing, building, deployment and evaluation of cyber security countermeasures.

The course will begin with developing proficient knowledge of computer systems and their vulnerabilities. You will explore programming skills and quickly move onto advanced concepts. You will gain a deep understanding of the principles of cyber security and explore advanced topics, such as cloud computing, cryptography and security management. You will also be able to fully participate in the development of secure internet and web-based systems, and to apply an expert approach to the management and control of such activities.


Through our close collaboration with industrial partners we continually seek to ensure that our programme provides you with technical skills and knowledge. This involves developing a range of skills that will assist you in your employment where computer systems security is a priority. 

As a professional in cyber security, you may work as an analyst, to protect the business/company's IT infrastructure, detect threats and manage intrusion attemps as well as alarms and reports. This may also involve team and project management. There's a wide range of career opportunities such as consultancy, and working for private and public organisations. You may offer advisory services to clients or work in-house for larger institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analytics and Databases 
  • Human Factors of Cyber Security 
  • Cloud Computing 
  • Web Technologies and Security 
  • Cryptography
  • Cybersecurity 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

2:2 undergraduate degree in any subject or an international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17900 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Keele

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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