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.

Months of entry

September

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.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries and Admissions
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk