Taught course

Cyber Security

Coventry University · School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics

Entry requirements

An honours degree in any discipline, obtained from a recognised university/HE institution, or an equivalent qualification in a related field.

Applicants will also need to have a minimum of two years post-degree full-time work experience in a management/administrative/ professional capacity.

Months of entry

September, May

Course content

A number of high profile cyber security attacks stole the headlines last year, including breaches from Yahoo, Gmail and Uber.

As the threat of cyber security becomes a focus for companies all around the world, this course is designed to equip you with the skills needed to become a leader in the field of cyber security.

A successful completion of this course will provide you with knowledge needed to combat the growing threat of online security breaches, and open doors to leadership roles in security departments and organisations around the world.

You will gain knowledge of digital information security concepts and an understanding of how they are applied using Internet and mobile technologies.

You will benefit from a rich learning experience and detailed coverage of various digital security technologies. This course will enable you to gain a critical awareness of the latest problems and best practices in the design of secure architectures. You will understand the common security controls available to prevent, detect and recover from network security incidents, and to mitigate risk.

Information for international students

English language requirement - IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


24-60 months
part time
24-60 months
distance learning
24-60 months

Course contact details

Admissions and Enquiries
+44 (0) 24 7765 4700