Taught course

Cyber Security

Institution
University of Plymouth · Faculty of Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree in computing or technical discipline. A lower degree classification may be considered if you can demonstrate a significant level of experience in the security area, with competence in computer programming. Professional experience may also be taken into consideration.

No graduates of BSc (Hons) Cyber Security/Computer and Information Security from the University of Plymouth will be accepted.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Cyber security is essential for all organisations, with hacking, malicious code and social engineering ever present threats to data. This programme provides holistic coverage of cyber security, from governance and policy, to cryptography, penetration testing and digital forensics. Grounded in core computer science, the programme develops the knowledge and skills to design, develop and manage secure systems to produce highly employable cyber security professionals.

Being very applied in nature, you will spend a significant proportion of your time in our Security and Forensics Laboratory putting theory in practice whilst working alongside world-leading academics.

Information for international students

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element).

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,100
International students
£16,200

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@plymouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1752 585858