Taught course

Computer Systems Security

Institution
University of South Wales · University of South Wales
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

This course is designed for graduates with a minimum 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent. Candidates should have a computing background with very good IT skills or extensive experience of the relevant sector. The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

As the use of information systems is now widespread in the lives of individuals, business and society, the security of computer systems is increasingly important. The significance of information security and the demand for relevant skills has been emphasised recently by high-profile incidents concerning the privacy of personal data and security of financial information.

This specialist Masters in Computer Systems Security focuses on the technical aspects of computer systems security and systems administration, particularly penetration testing. It is accredited by the Tiger Scheme and will give you exemption from some of its professional examinations. You will be taught by an internationally recognised team from the University’s Information Security Research Group, and external speakers contribute to delivering the latest expertise and developments.

Information for international students

The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

For full funding information please see the website.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries & Admissions
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Phone
03455 76 77 78