Taught course

IT Security Management

Arden University · Arden University

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Entry requirements

To be eligible for this MSc IT Security Management Master's Degree course you must normally have:

  • A UK Honours Degree in a related IT subject at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent, OR; Relevant IT work experience
  • For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (no less than 6.0 in any element).

If you don’t have academic qualifications

We are more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you at Arden University if you have substantial management experience (typically 5 years) and can show us that you have the motivation to study our online programme.

We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experiences.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

IT Security Management is an area that is increasing in importance with each week that passes. It is vital that organisations treat IT security as a serious matter, and many now employ specialists to protect their information and reputation from technological risks and threats.

From information security strategy development and trend monitoring to risk and information system management, this Postgraduate IT Security Management Master's Degree course from Arden University will deepen any existing knowledge you have of the IT security management industry, and provide you with the skills and confidence needed to secure or perform more effectively in a leadership role.

This online programme is well suited to anyone currently working in or wishing to make a move towards a role which sees them taking responsibility for the management and deployment of IT security, including infrastructure, policy making, governance and compliance.

As a Distance Learning programme with a predominantly online university, you will work through course content as and when you wish to, using our online learning platform. This is an ideal learning solution for anyone looking to continue full-time or part-time work while they study for their Master's Degree.

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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    18-60 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    18-60 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    18-60 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions Team