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
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
Further details of qualification
The demand for specialists in this area continues to rise as companies become increasingly dependent on computers and the internet. On graduation, you will be equipped for careers that require in-depth knowledge of technical security issues. Potential careers include systems administrator, security penetration tester or information security consultant.
Course contact details
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