You should normally hold a first degree, equivalent to at least a British lower second-class bachelor’s degree, in an Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science or a related Engineering or Computing degree. Applicants whose first degree is not in these areas, but who have worked in a related industry, and have obtained good relevant experience and programming skills, can also be considered.
Months of entry
Cyber threats are on the increase and have been highlighted by the UK government as one of the 4 main threats to the UK. There is an increasing demand from business and government for individuals skilled in computer science and cyber security who can design, build, and maintain secure software and systems that can protect people, business and data from malicious attack.
This course has provisional GCHQ certification.
Information for international students
English language requirements
If your first language is not English you will require a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 with 6.0 in all component; or an equivalent English language qualification acceptable to the University.
Qualification and course duration
MSc with Placement
Course contact details
- Programme Administrator
- +44 (0) 1865 485706