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Cyber Security

University of Derby

12 months
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14700 GBP/year
7850 GBP/year
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Take the MSc Cyber Security 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.

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Overview

  • Build your understanding of the managerial and technical elements of information security, as well as enterprise level security
  • Choose a course designed in consultation with industry to ensure it delivers all the skills needed for the workplace
  • Enhance your employability and career prospects by preparing for the BSI ISO 27001 lead auditor certifications which are highly sought after by employers
  • Study innovative techniques being developed through latest research at the cutting edge of cyber security
  • Be inspired by a teaching team offering a blend of industry experience and strong academic credentials

Careers

Individuals with proven information security knowledge are now in high demand across many different sectors. Successful completion of this degree can therefore lead to prestigious roles in the IT security arena, including Chief Information Officer, System Penetration Tester, Information Security Consultant and Information Security Risk Assessor.

Alternatively, you could undertake further research leading to a PhD or gain employment in a research and development environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

An honours degree (at least 2.2) or equivalent qualifications / experience in a computing discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
UK: £875 per 20 credits (Full-time/Part-time)

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

  • You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the International Excellent Student Scholarship and the GREAT Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. 
  • Our new EU Transition Bursary offers financial support to our European students. If you normally reside in the EU and are starting your undergraduate or postgraduate taught course in September or January , you could be eligible for this reduction in your tuition fees. If you have home fee status or have EU settled or pre-settled status in the UK, you are not eligible for international scholarships but you may be eligible for the Derby Achievement Scholarship. 

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