Taught course

Cyber Security

Institution
Queen's University Belfast · School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website at http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/Coursefinder

MSc

Months of entry

September

Course content

Programme Content

The MSc in Cyber Security is available in two options, lasting either 1 year or 2 years:

MSc (1-year option)
Consists of:
- Six taught modules (120 CATS points)
- And a 3-4 month practical project of a research nature/work placement (60 CATS points).

MSc (2-year option)
Consists of:
- Six taught modules (120 CATS points)
- And a practical research project (60 CATS points), which may comprise a 6-12 month work placement.

The modules are:
One compulsory module plus a choice of five from seven other modules as listed below:
Applied Cryptography
Computer Forensics
Ethical and Legal Issues in Cyber Security (Compulsory)
Intelligent Information Systems
Malware
Media Security
Network Security and Monitoring
Software Assurance

In any given year further specialist topics may be available for selection or listed topics may not be offered.

Please note: the deadline for applications to the 2-year MSc programme who wish for CSIT to help facilitate their application process for 1-year internships is 31 July 2014. The application process for the 3-month placements associated with the 1-year MSc programme will take place once term has commenced (Autumn 2014).

The School cannot guarantee that applicants will be placed; it purely facilitates the application process.

Information for international students

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website at http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/Coursefinder

Fees and funding

Applicants should refer to the relevant School's website for information. Details may be found at http://www.qub.ac.uk/SchoolsDepartments

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12/24 months

Course contact details

Name
The Programme Director
Email
csitmsc@qub.ac.uk