Taught course

Cyber Security Analytics

University of Exeter · Computing

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Entry requirements

Candidates are required to have at least a 2:1 degree in a strongly numerate subject (e.g. computer science, mathematics or physics) and must be able to show evidence of good programming ability in a recognised modern computer language. Candidates may be interviewed by video conference to assess their programming ability and suitability for the course.

The Python programming language is used extensively during this course and applicants with experience in other languages will be asked to learn basic Python before commencing the course.

We may consider applications with non-standard qualifications where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, significant relevant work experience, or relevant professional qualifications.

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Months of entry


Course content

  • Taught in partnership with the University of Exeter Business School, Law School and leading experts from Industry
  • Designed to support students without a background in cyber security or data analytics to start a career in these areas
  • Learn how to recognise and manage risks to a network or a system’s security with Data Analytics, and how to build and defend secure systems with Cyber Security
  • Explore wider security elements including mathematical, human and societal factors, and the option to study cyber security law and the future of virtual currency
  • Enjoy our integrated ‘mini lecture series’, consisting of guest lectures from industrial partners involved in the cyber security sector.

Information for international students

Further information for international students can be found on our dedicated international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Enquiries Team
+44 (0) 1392 724061