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Cyberspace Operations

Cranfield University

12 months
19500 GBP/year
19500 GBP/year
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The MSc in Cyberspace Operations programme from Cranfield University is designed to develop professionals to support manoeuvre in cyberspace, in contested operations and as part of integrated planning. 

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Key facts

The MSc in Cyberspace Operations programme from Cranfield University  will specifically focus on responses to serious present and emerging threats in the information domain. 

The course enables the student to understand the context of the cyber domain. Whilst a technical understanding is an advantage, this course enables students from a variety of backgrounds to understand the drivers and constraints within cyber operations and how many roles need to integrate to provide an effective and cohesive operation.

The course specifically evaluates the current doctrine and planning procedures across a variety of military and civilian contexts. It also evaluates the impact of cyber on control systems, leadership and decision making in the command and control environment.


This qualification will take you on to become one of the next generation of individuals who can support manoeuvres in cyberspace, in contested operations and as part of integrated planning. Additionally, it provides you with both the theoretical and practical understanding of cyberspace within an organisation, thereby enabling you to become one of the next generation of leaders.


This course is supported by the UK Government’s Cabinet Office and Office of Cyber Security and Information Security.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations: Management of Cyber
  • Understanding Risk
  • Cyber Attack - Threats and Opportunities
  • Social Technologies
  • Cyberwarfare in Intelligence and Military Operations
  • Data Led Decision Support
  • Incident Management
  • Cyber Systems Thinking and Practice
  • Research Methods


Students will be UK Military and other Government personnel charged with supporting operations in cyberspace, in their current or anticipated role. These staff may also be one or more of the following:

  • Managers or leaders in a cyber environment who need to understand information risk and respond to cyber threats
  • Procurement staff commissioning critical or sensitive projects.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second class honours degree; or 3rd class degree with three years' relevant experience; or pass degree with five years' relevant experience; or HND/C with seven years' relevant experience. 
  • Exceptional candidates may be accepted with 7 year's relevant experience, where this experience is gained in Information Security, Information Operations, information risk or a related role. 
  • Owing to security classification and course purpose, only UK Government sponsored and security-cleared students with a justifiable interest in cyberspace operations will be enrolled on the CSOps named award or its two modules on planning in the full spectrum context and cyber in the C2 battle.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


  • PgDip Part-time: £15,700 
  • PgCert Part-time: £7,850 

Living costs for Swindon

700 - 1400 GBP /month
Living costs

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


  • Postgraduate Loan from Student Finance England 
  • Future Finance Student Loans

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