Taught course

Cyber Technology

De Montfort University · School of Computer Science and Informatics
MScMSc with Placement

Entry requirements

You should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2:1 minimum) in a relevant subject.

Months of entry


Course content

  • Develop skills required for a rapidly changing sector - gain the latest skills, techniques and knowledge required in one of the most exciting areas of computing
  • Developed in conjunction with industry experts - modules are developed with Deloitte UK, Airbus, BT and Rolls-Royce ensuring that you explore issues relevant to industry
  • Dedicated Cyber Security Centre - access to our dedicated Computer Security and Forensics laboratories will give you the opportunity to work in industry standard facilities which will allow you to develop and enhance your skills in digital forensics
  • Taught by expert academic staff - taught by expert staff within our Cyber Security Centre and Software Technology Research Laboratory who recognised leaders in the cyber security domain
  • Specialise your learning to your area of interest - combine modules from across Cyber Security, Cyber Technology, Digital Forensics and Software Engineering, allowing you to tailor the course to your areas of interest
  • Excellent career prospects - graduates are prepared for roles such as consultancy, software houses or project management within organisations that are cyber security specialists within law enforcement, government; in commercial IT departments and security consultancies

Cyber Technology MSc consists of four main themes; Cyber Security, Software Engineering, Digital Forensics, and Management. It can be studied by combining modules from all four themes allowing you to specialise in your chosen area of interest. You have the opportunity to choose mixed pathways, for example the choices of modules could lead to a degree in Cyber Security with Management. This programme is developed in conjunction with our Industrial Advisory Group which includes: Deloitte UK, Airbus, BT, and Rolls-Royce.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24+ months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc with Placement
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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