Entry requirements

A UK honours degree (minimum 2.2) in a computer science or computing related subject which includes knowledge of programming skills in Java, C++ or similar. Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

MSc IT Security provides an overview of information security related issues including: risk and risk management, people and physical security, network and computer security and secure programming.

You will learn how to critically analyse security issues and problems affecting computer systems as well as extending your programming skills and Intenet based applications. You will also develop research skills that will help you in completing your research project on your chosen topic.

This course offers the option to study either a Postgraduate Diploma or MSc in Internet and Security in the School of Science and Technology. In addition, there is also the opportunity to undertake a one year paid work placement in industry on the MSc route, further enhancing your employability.

Information for international students

Please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities at www.ntu.ac.uk/satpgfees.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12/24 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)115 848 8351