Taught course

Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline (computer science or a numerate discipline with experience of software systems development).

You will also have studied mathematics to grade A at A Level (or equivalent).

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course combines two disciplines: cybersecurity and artificial intelligence (AI). Cybersecurity is one of the most pressing problems of our time and artificial intelligence has made great advances in recent years. Skills in both areas are very much in demand. You will receive a grounding in the fundamentals of cybersecurity and AI. There are taught modules in each of these disciplines and you’ll carry out a project that addresses a research problem (or problems) at the interface of the two.

Teaching
We use lectures, online technical content, tutorials, practical lab sessions and seminars led by staff from external organisations.

Assessment
Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework, mini team project, practical assessment, podcast and poster development, and a research project dissertation.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
msc-compsci@sheffield.ac.uk