Taught course

Data Analytics and IT Security Management

Arden University · Arden University

Entry requirements

A bachelor's degree or diploma equivalent to a UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2).

If you don’t have academic qualifications we will consider your application if you have substantial management experience (typically 5 years) and can show us that you have the motivation to study the programme.

Please be aware that this course will require you to handle numbers. We recommend that you hold a minimum of GCSE standard maths to succeed.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Develop crucial skills to empower you within a changing IT security landscape. The online, MSc Data Analytics and IT Security Management programme, helps you take the lead on planning for the management of security threats and developing robust and effective strategies to protect your organisation against risks, threats and crises.

At the core of your studies is understanding how to use data within your strategy developments and presenting your finding to the wider business.

Modules covered are:

  • Data design
  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Data Visualisation and Interpretation
  • Information Security Strategy Development
  • IT Security Management
  • Information Systems Governance
  • Research Project

Information for international students

If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above.

Fees and funding

UK students

Pay as you go: £975 x 6 instalments plus £3,650 dissertation

Pay in full: £8,550

You can support your studies with Postgraduate Funding, Employer Sponsorship or, Pay-as-you-go options.

Please visit the website for more information.

*Based on UK students

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
18-60 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team