Taught course

Cyber Security

Institution
City, University of London · School of Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You should hold at least a lower second-class honours degree from a UK institution (or the equivalent from an international institution) in Computer Science or a related discipline with some mathematical content. Relevant industrial experience may also be considered for entry to this course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is designed for graduate students and IT/ICT professionals who want to prepare for a successful career in computer, network and information security. It will help you to develop your specialist analytical, operational and development skills in both technical and socio-technical areas of cyber security.

This Masters programme will particularly suit students who have completed a first degree in a computing subject, such as computer science or business computing. It will also suit graduates who have completed a numerate subject with a significant computing component, such as applied mathematics, engineering or physics.

The Cyber Security MSc aims to help you:

  • Specialise in advanced aspects of cyber security (including cryptography and network security) and information security management and security audits
  • Investigate penetration-testing techniques using Metasploit
  • Engage with researchers to develop your scientific knowledge and skills
  • Explore and specialise in the socio-technical aspects of security, cybercrime and digital forensics
  • Critically evaluate the technical, social and management dimensions of computing systems and technologies from a security perspective
  • Gain tangible experience that extends across all the security specific core modules
  • Acquire the knowledge, skills and techniques needed as a professional in computer science.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Programmes Office
Email
smcsepg@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7040 0248