To start this MSc, you will need a UK bachelors degree (or equivalent) in computing, cyber security or a related discipline, or relevant industrial experience in the area of cyber security.
Months of entry
Our cyber security masters covers a range of topics, including information security, digital forensics and other fundamental concepts. It also incorporates transferable skills applicable to professional development. You’ll finish with a substantial independent project. Cyber security is a growing concern for organisations of all sizes. And the industry is currently experiencing a major skills gap and global demand for cyber security professionals. Our industry-relevant cyber security masters provides a rigorous approach to the study and application of cyber security. It will develop the skills needed for you to pursue a career in the industry.Key features of the course
- Brings together theory and practice and draws on your own background and experience.
- Provides a platform for further research studies.
- Enables you to study a broad range of cyber security topics relevant to career needs and professional interests.
Information for international students
This qualification can be studied from anywhere in the world.
Fees and funding
For more information about fees and funding, please visit The Open University website.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time36 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- The Open University
- 0300 303 5303