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Information Technology with Cyber MSc
Information Technology with Cyber MSc

Information Technology with Cyber MSc

  • ID:RGU440256
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,950.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,950.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
Estimated Total/program:
£55,148.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any NON-Computing discipline.
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and/or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

The MSc Information Technology with Cyber Security course provides an opportunity for candidates wishing to formalise their existing IT experience with a qualification, and for graduates of non-computing disciplines to develop the specialist skills suitable to transition into an exciting career in computing, with a specialism in cyber security.

The course will provide you with the core computing and cyber security knowledge and skills required to work within a technical IT environment.

Throughout the course, content is complemented by practical work undertaken in state-of-the-art facilities, using tools and techniques to allow you to match software solutions to the needs of businesses. This practical element will increase your theoretical understanding by developing real-world problem-solving skills, enhancing your employability as a graduate.

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Stage 1, Semester 1

  •   CM3100,   Computer Ethics and Law

  •   CMM022,   Data Management

  •   CMM024,   Object-oriented Programming

  •   CMM028,   IT Infrastructure and Administration

  •   CMM516,   Network Switching and Routing

  •   CMM517,   Information Security Management

  •   CMM531,   Data Warehousing

Stage 1, Semester 2,

  •   CM3114,   User Centred Design,

  •   CMM004,   Software Project Engineering,

  •   CMM007,   Intranet Systems Development,

  •   CMM020,   Data Visualisation and Analysis,

  •   CMM523,   Database and Web Security,

  •   CMM528,   Network Security,

  •   CMM535,   Data Science Development,

Stage 1, Semester 3,

  •   CMM512,   MSc Project Investigation,

  •   CMM513,   MSc Project,

  •   CMM538,   Short Industrial Placement,

  •   CMM512,   MSc Project Investigation,

  •   CMM540,   Workplace Project Investigation,

Stage 1, Semester 1

  •   CMM022,   Data Management

  •   CMM024,   Object-oriented Programming

Stage 1, Semester 2,

  •   CMM007,   Intranet Systems Development,

  •   CMM020,   Data Visualisation and Analysis,

Stage 1, Semester 3,

  •   CM3100,   Computer Ethics and Law,

  •   CMM028,   IT Infrastructure and Administration,

  •   CMM516,   Network Switching and Routing,

  •   CMM517,   Information Security Management,

  •   CMM531,   Data Warehousing,

Stage 1, Semester 5,

  •   CM3114,   User Centred Design,

  •   CMM004,   Software Project Engineering,

  •   CMM523,   Database and Web Security,

  •   CMM528,   Network Security,

  •   CMM535,   Data Science Development,

Stage 1, Semester 6,

  •   CMM512,   MSc Project Investigation,

  •   CMM513,   MSc Project,

  •   CMM538,   Short Industrial Placement,

  •   CMM512,   MSc Project Investigation,

  •   CMM540,   Workplace Project Investigation,

Stage 1, Semester 7,

  •   CMM513,   MSc Project,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As a graduate of this you could go on to work in a wide variety of IT careers, for example, to work as a Software Engineer, Applications Developer, Business Analyst, Database Developer, Web Developer, Network Manager and Administrator. You could also go on to pursue a career in research or academia. 

Aberdeen is home to many multinational oil and gas companies and associated suppliers such as mainstream software houses, IT providers to major oil-related companies, specialist software consultancies, and venture capital start-ups.

The university is involved in a number of commercial collaborations on a local, national and international scale with organisations such as BP, British Geological Survey, Wood Group PSN, Accenture, WIPRO and many Aberdeen-based software development companies.

The course also prepares students for research careers by providing the skills necessary of an effective researcher. Suitable MSc graduates may continue to PhD programmes within the school.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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