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Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity MSc
Cybersecurity MSc

Cybersecurity MSc

  • ID:US440014
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
Estimated Total/program:
£25,500.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

We usually require applicants to hold at least a 2:2 honours degree in a computing or related discipline (mathematics, statistics, engineering). Alternatively, students who have five years’ relevant industry experience will also be considered.

English requirements

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

You need an overall score of 6.0, with at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) will also be accepted if the applicant’s element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS. After 6 April 2015, you must take your IELTS exams at one of the test centres listed on the UKVI website.

  • Pearson Test of English Academic

You need an overall score of 56 with no less than 51 in each skill.

  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)

You need grade C or above.

  • Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE)

You need grade C or above.

  • O-Level English Language or GCSE English Language

You need grade C or above (UK Exam board).

  • Malaysian SPM 1119

You need grade 6 or above (only grades 1, 2 or 3 are acceptable for Law).

  • Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) II

You need Merit or Distinction.

  • Degree in English

If you have another qualification not listed above, contact the International Office for advice. If you do not have the necessary level of English you may need to take one of the University's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) University Preparation Courses before you begin your course.

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Course Information

This course is excellent preparation for jobs in cybersecurity, which is a rapidly growing area given the rise in computer-related crime. You’ll study topics such as network security and cybersecurity in organisations.

  • 95.3% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduating, according to DLHE 2016/17 (based on UK postgraduate students)
  • ‘Internationally excellent' research in Computer Science and Informatics, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

There is a high demand for cybersecurity professionals and the UK government is investing £1.9 billion over the next five years in a cybersecurity strategy that will include automatic defences to protect businesses and individuals.

On completion of this course, you’ll progress in some of the most attractive fields and industries as we prepare you for a range of cyber security jobs. Advance your career in a wide range of roles, including: information security manager, security analyst, security architect, security administrator, incident responder, security engineer, security auditor, security software developer and vulnerability assessor.

Graduates studying Cybersecurity have gone on to secure employment with a range of companies and organisations including: GCHQ, (ISC)2, Accenture, HPE, BT, PWC, SAGE, Sunderland City Council, Northumbria and Durham Police forces and the Cybersecurity Workforce Alliance.

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