Taught course

Cyber Security and Human Factors

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Science and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

For September 2019 entry: A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject. Required subjects: Computer Science/IT, Electronics, Law, Psychology, Business, Forensic Science/Investigation or MSc in any subject.

For September 2020 entry: A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Cyberspace is a vast, complex and still evolving community that presents enterprise, industry and governments with on-going security management challenges, as it grows on an exponential scale.

Bournemouth University’s MSc in Cyber Security & Human Factors has been developed in response to the needs of the computing and security sectors worldwide. Graduates from this course will be equipped with technical know-how to protect and prevent, and the ability to assess risk and manage incidents.

On this course, you'll gain an understanding of cyber security by investigating threat, vulnerabilities and impact risk, the contagion of fear, uncertainty and doubt, managing human factors in security, trust management and information assurance.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,500
International students
£14,500

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    18-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Future Students Enquiry Team
Email
futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1202 961 916