Taught course

Computer and Information Security

Plymouth University · Faculty of Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

A good first degree in computing or a computing-related discipline. Professional experience will also be considered. Entry to the MRes is via initial entry to the MSc.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Computer and Information Security is a vital issue in today's IT environment. This programme provides the students with the necessary skills to understand and apply specialised security knowledge in the identification and resolution of IT security threats facing modern organisations.

Information for international students

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is 6.5.

Fees and funding

The new Postgraduate Loan for masters degrees in the UK will be introduced for students commencing in the 2016-17 academic year.
As part of a new government funded masters loan scheme, masters students who are under the age of 60 can now access a loan of up to £10,000 as a contribution towards the cost of their study.
The loans will be available for both taught and research masters programmes across all disciplines and subject areas (excluding PGCE, PgCert, PgDip, MClinRes or ResM).

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1752 585858
+44 (0)1752 584 540