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Cyber Security

If you are a graduate or professional with a background in computing, networking or related fields with a desire to update your skills in cyber security and expand your network, then this course is for you. The MSc Cyber Security programme offers modules in a range of essential topics, including network security, cyber incidence management, cyber forensics and open source intelligence.

Key Facts



MSc (Hons) Cyber Security


Degree Duration

1 year


Start Dates

January 2024September 2023

Degree Overview

MSc Cyber Security aims to provide students with technical skills in cyber security, while also improving their understanding of secure design principles, through modules such as systems architecture, and how to respond to cyber incidents, with modules such as ‘cyber incidence management.’

Uniquely, this cyber security programme offers a module in open source intelligence, which is an emerging, popular field found at the intersection of cyber security, forensics and intelligence.

It also offers modules in business development and innovation and responsibility, which will help you understand how your cyber security skills may be commercialised and applied to business and other domains.

  • You may require additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Gain master-level skills in systems architecture, network security and incidence response

Gain business and entrepreneurial skills that will enhance your employability

Improve your professional network through meeting people with similar interests and different skillsets

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