Taught course

Cyber Security

Institution
Swansea University · Department of Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree (or above) in Computer Science or other relevant discipline.

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Cyber Security covers critical modern technology issues from the security and privacy of personal data, to cyberterrorism, cybercrime and mobile security.

In this branch of Computer Science at Swansea a holistic and interdisciplinary approach brings together modules on penetration testing, formal modelling, information security management, cryptography and artificial intelligence.

Our brand new £32.5m Computational Foundry lies at the heart of this course. Sophisticated teaching and research equipment include a Vision and Biometric Lab, a Maker Lab, a TechHealth Lab, a Theory Lab, a Cyber Security/Networking Lab, a User Lab and a Visualisation Suite.

The cyber security lab enables you to explore the security landscape, undertake experiments in network security, mobile security, and investigate threats in the context of the Internet of Things.

You will complete this course with an informed and alert mindset suitable for a career in cyber security.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Student Recruitment Office
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358