24 months
4500 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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In this Cyber Security course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of London, you’ll focus on a wide range of security techniques, addressing modern challenges in cyber security with a human-centric approach. You’ll work with real-world case studies that are constantly updated to reflect new and timely issues and study how various organisations solve security management problems. 

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You’ll explore the major cryptographic mechanisms and how they can be applied and learn how computer systems and networks are made secure.

Throughout your studies, you’ll learn from world-class cyber security experts with decades of both industry and academic experience. As a student in this Cyber Security course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of London, you will:

  • Build practical applied skills relevant to current and emerging demands in the cyber security field.
  • Master the latest and most relevant tools, techniques, strategies, and technologies.
  • Refine your ability to think critically about how organisations manage security.
  • Enjoy direct access to industry professionals with specific expertise in key areas of cyber security.
  • Gain experience working with real-world case studies that reflect new and timely challenges.

Career Outcomes

Graduates of the on-campus programme have gone on to succeed in roles such as Business Information Security Officer, Security Consultant, Security Specialist, and Group Head of Technology for Cyber and Resilience. In this programme, your focus will be on mastering practical applied skills that have immediate relevance to current and emerging demands in the cyber security field. You can be confident that the skills you’re learning align with the latest industry demands and expectations. This vocational emphasis helps to ensure that you emerge from the programme well-prepared to achieve career success in the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cyber security foundations
  • Security management and governance 
  • Cybercrime
  • Applied cryptography 
  • Network and infrastructure security 
  • Computer systems security

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • 12 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry route 1: Direct Entry

  • To qualify to register for the MSc, PGDip or PGCert you will need a bachelor’s degree which is considered at least comparable to a UK second-class honours degree from an institution acceptable to the University.

Entry route 2: Performance-Based Admissions

  • If applicants do not meet the requirements for Direct Entry they can apply for the MSc via the Performance Based Admissions (PBA) route here. To qualify for entrance via the PBA route you will need a third class bachelor’s degree or Aegrotat.
  • Applicants with an appropriate professional experience qualification from a recognised professional body will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

The total cost of the programme is between £9,000 - £12,000, depending upon geographic location.


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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