Taught course

Cyber Security and Human Factors

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Science and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject. Required subjects: Computer science, Electronics, IT, Law, Psychology or Business

For post-experience and professional qualifications (like CISSP and CISM) there may be additional entry requirements set by the association or institute that ultimately administers the qualification in question. The qualification description on the course information pages should tell you what these are but please get in touch with the Future Students Enquiry Team if you are in doubt.

If you lack the formal academic qualifications needed to enter a postgraduate or post-experience degree, there are several alternative routes to follow. Some of these are based on experience. Contact the Future Students Enquiry Team for more information.

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 6.0 (Academic) or above.

Fees and funding

UK students
For courses starting in January 2018: UK/EU/Channel Islands: £6,000 For courses starting in September 2018 & January 2019: UK/EU/Channel Islands: £6,500
International students
For courses starting in January 2018: International (non-EU): £13,500 For courses starting in September 2018 & January 2019: International (non-EU): £14,000

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

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
18-36 months

Course contact details

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