12 months
Duration
20100 GBP/year
20100 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The MSc in Cyberspace Operations programme from Cranfield University is designed to develop professionals to support military manoeuvre in cyberspace, in contested operations and as part of integrated planning.

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Overview

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 from a military perspective. 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 Cyberspace Operations programme from Cranfield University specifically evaluates the current military 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.

Your career

This qualification will take you on to become one of the next generation of operators 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 military leaders.

Accreditation

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cyberwarfare in Intelligence and Military Operations
  • Foundations of Cyber
  • Cyber Deception
  • Cyber Law
  • Information Operations 
  • Systems Thinking for Organisational Viability
  • Critical Networks and Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Data-led Decision Support and Artificial Intelligence 

Audience

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

Duration

  • 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.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

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 seven years' 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

    20100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20100 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    20100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20100 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • MSc Part-time £20,100 
  • PgDip Full-time £16,175
  • PgDip Part-time £16,175 
  • PgCert Full-time £8,100
  • PgCert Part-time £8,100 

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.

Funding

  • Home fees
  • MSc Full-time £20,100
  • MSc Part-time £20,100 *
  • PgDip Full-time £16,175
  • PgDip Part-time £16,175 *
  • PgCert Full-time £8,100
  • PgCert Part-time £8,100 *
  • Overseas fees
  • MSc Full-time £20,100
  • MSc Part-time £20,100 *
  • PgDip Full-time £16,175
  • PgDip Part-time £16,175 *
  • PgCert Full-time £8,100
  • PgCert Part-time £8,100 *
  • 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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