Entry requirements

Every application is different. If you’re not sure whether you meet the entry requirements, or you have any questions, contact LIBF for advice.

Typical offer

  • Previous undergraduate study
    2:2 honours degree – or equivalent – from a recognised institution.
  • Work experience and professional qualifications
    They welcome applications from anyone who can demonstrate relevant professional experience. However, it is important to note that work experience is not a requirement.

English language requirements

IELTS: Level 6.5 or above

Months of entry


Course content

Have you ever wondered what it takes to keep our digital world safe? With LIBF's online MSc Cyber Security degree, you can make a difference. Step into the shoes of a digital detective as you uncover hidden data, investigate cyber-attacks, and analyse their impact.

But it's not just about solving mysteries - you'll also gain a deep understanding of IT governance, compliance, and data protection. Armed with this knowledge, you'll be well-equipped to secure exciting roles in the public and private sectors. If you're ready to protect our digital society, join us on our MSc Cyber Security degree journey.

Career Opportunities

With the landscape of cyber security expanding and evolving, there will always be demand for your expertise in cyber intelligence – in almost any industry worldwide. Organisations need cyber security experts who can ensure the safety of their digital resources and shape robust cyber security solutions. You could even influence critical legislative changes in cyber law.

By choosing our MSc Cyber Security course, you're stepping into a future full of exciting potential.

Cyber security architect

As a Cyber Security Architect, you'll be the mastermind behind your organisation's cyber protection measures. You will design and implement robust security systems that can withstand evolving cyber threats, regularly reviewing and improving system architecture. Ultimately, you'll be responsible for your organisation's cyber safety, creating a resilient shield against cyber intrusion.

Information security manager

As an information security manager, you'll be the key guardian of your organisation's data, protecting it from cyber threats and ensuring the integrity, confidentiality and availability of information assets. Your role will include setting and implementing the organisation's security strategy and developing policies for both physical and digital data protection – making you a true champion of your organisation's data security.


Our MSc Cyber Security degree course is designed to build leaders in IT security. From navigating the landscape of IT governance, data protection and cryptology, to mastering attack modelling and evidence collection, you'll learn to manage cyber threats and risks. Our course combines a deep theoretical foundation with practical, real-world applications, empowering you to excel in one of today's most crucial industries.

This online postgraduate degree course includes the following modules:

Course Details

  • Corporate governance of IT, compliance, and law
  • Advanced mathematics
  • Advanced research methods
  • Cyber risk assessment and management
  • Theoretical computer science for IT security
  • Cyber systems and network forensics
  • Cyber security and data protection
  • Seminar: advanced cyber security
  • Elective
  • Master thesis

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Fees and funding

UK students
£9750 a year full time

Apply in any of our online degree courses by May 31, 2024, and use the offer code MAY500 to receive £500 off your tuition fees, plus a free iPad to aid your studies.

If you're a postgraduate student, you have the option to apply for a non-means-tested Master's Loan. This loan is available to UK or Irish citizens under the age of 60 who live in England. (Note that different funding rules apply in other parts of the UK.) The Master's Loan can be used to pay for your tuition fees and help with living expenses. The loan will be disbursed directly to your bank account in instalments throughout your studies. Repayment of the loan begins only after you have completed your course and are earning above a certain threshold.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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