Taught course

Cyber Security

Institution
Coventry University · Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

An applicant will normally be expected to possess at least one of the following:

  • A minimum of a second class honours degree in a relevant subject such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or Engineering etc.
  • A relevant professional qualification of an equivalent level.
  • A lower qualification plus appropriate and relevant experience at a professional level.

Portfolio

Satisfactory independent evidence of working for several years in a position that would normally be occupied by an honours graduate in a relevant area (such as the IT sector), which would lead to gaining benefit from the course.

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

As cyber security threats become more sophisticated, we require a deeper understanding of the challenges they bring. With security professionals in high demand in both government and industry, this course is designed to equip you with the skills needed to identify and respond to those threats.

The course has been designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to work at a professional level. You will be given the opportunity and support to develop a range of industry-focused skills in key areas of network and system security, ethical hacking, secure design, cryptography, risk assessment, digital forensics and incident response.

Information for international students

This course requires IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. If you have IELTS 6.0, you may be eligible to study our online Pre-sessional English course if required.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,400
International students
£16,600

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing
Email
infopoint.ss@coventry.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 24 7765 8888