Taught course

Cyber Security

University of Bedfordshire · Department of Computer Science and Technology

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution, or a minimum of three years relevant industrial work experience.

Months of entry

February, April, June, August, October

Course content

This course will help you realise the complexity and challenges associated with cyber security in a highly dynamic threat landscape. You will learn the management and hands-on skills needed by cyber security professionals across a wide range of areas including programming, databases and computer networking. The course is delivered by a dedicated team of cyber security experts and active researchers. You also have the opportunity to take certain units as dedicated credit-based short courses outside the normal MSc route.

Key features

  • Each taught unit on this course will be delivered in a block mode of six weeks
  • Study in our modern STEM building, complete with the latest specialised computing equipment
  • Experience interactive sessions and demonstrations delivered by guest speakers

Career opportunities

Graduates from this course are likely to progress into careers in the following areas: security associate; security analyst; information security and risk practitioner; security architect; and intrusion analyst. As a graduate of this course, you will also have the opportunity for further study at MSc by Research or PhD level.

Areas of study may include:

  • Cyber defence
  • Information governance and compliance
  • Project management
  • Tactical and strategic cyber security management

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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0300 3300 073