|Study location||United Kingdom, Hatfield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
For admission to MSc Cyber Security, the normal requirement is a good Honours Degree (or equivalent) in computer science or cognate discipline.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
To the Applicant:
Please arrange for 2 referees to provide a reference. Select at least one referee who can comment on your recent academic ability or employment experience.
To the Referee:
Please comment on the applicant’s suitability to undertake such studies. Where possible, please try to cover the following points in your reference:
Your reply will be treated in confidence. The reference should be on letterhead paper and preferably typewritten.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This course considers current research and practice in cyber security. You will build the fundamental and advanced aspects of cyber security in terms of theory, practice, policy and security standard to enable critical cyber security decision marking, the extant threats to current and emerging systems and networks and the effective countermeasures to such threats in compliance with information security management standards, and the social, legal and ethical issues relating to cyber security in the context of digital forensics, information security management, penetrating testing and cyber operations.
Our master’s programme is designed to give Computer Science graduates the specialist, up-to-date skills and knowledge sought after by employers, whether in business, industry, government or research.
The MSc Cyber Security course will equip students with in-depth knowledge and practical skills in cyber security.
Successful graduates may pursue a career in the cybersecurity industry, or any other industries that require in-house information security management such as educational institutions, hospitals, retail chains, banks, or government.