Taught course

Computing & Security

King's College London · Department of Informatics

Entry requirements

2:1 BSc honours degree or equivalent in computer science or related subject, eg mathematics, physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, or a joint degree in two such subjects. Competence in computer programming in a highlevel language such as Pascal, C, C++, Java etc, to the level expected at the end of the first year of a BSc honours degree in computer science. We may lower entry qualifications for students with substantial relevant work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

For graduates in computer science, science and engineering who have prior experience of computer programming and mathematics in their first degree and who wish to obtain specialised training in computing and security. The programme covers a broad range of concepts and practical applications of information security engineering and provides students with a thorough understanding of the field and with practical knowledge and expertise sufficient to evaluate, design and build computer security systems using a large range of tools and techniques.

Fees and funding

Students are self-funded.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
+44 (0)20 7848 7210
+44 (0)20 7848 7200