Taught course

Cyber Security

Institution
Bucks New University · Bucks New University
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants will be assessed on their academic qualifications although previous experience and interest in computing, IT, business or management is desirable. A typical offer will include 2:2 honours degree or equivalent qualification in computing, web development, computer sciences, software engineering, system engineering, mathematics with computer science, physics with computer science or a related discipline. Applicants who don’t meet the above requirements but have technical/management experience in industry could be considered (subject to interview).

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc Cyber Security programme aims to develop the technical and managerial skills and knowledge for aspiring cyber security professionals wishing to specialise in industrial, governmental, educational and organisational disciplines. It is also designed for IT business specialists and managers seeking to gain a deeper understanding of cyber security solutions in a strategic, technical, consultancy or management context.

This programme is professionally structured to deliver a high quality course, focusing on technical and management security areas, technologies, trends and polices in the security sector.

What will this course cover?

The course will deliver a postgraduate programme, providing you with a wide range of contexts in which to apply your newly acquired knowledge of technical and managerial security issues. It is designed to incorporate guidance from the Communications Electronics Security Group (CESG), a group within the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), as well as Institute of Information Security Professionals, and Information Security Skills Framework (IISP).

You will learn modern technical tools such as: network and software security, artificial inelegant systems security, cloud computing systems security and mobile systems security, as well as developing management skills in business continuity and disaster recovery, cyber security assurance and risk management, in addition to research techniques.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Bucks New University
Email
advice@bucks.ac.uk