Taught course

Cyber Security

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Electronics and Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher. (See website for specific details and international equivalent qualifications.) English language: band 2c, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Cyber security is critically important to commercial and academic organisations, as well as to governments and their citizens. Our MSc gives you a well-rounded, multidisciplinary view of the subject area, embracing not only the technical subjects, but also aspects of criminology, risk management, law and social sciences. The programme has National Cyber Security Centre certification and we are recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research by the UK government.

Compulsory modules include: Cryptography; Cyber Crime, Insecurity and the Dark Web; Foundations of Cyber Security; Network and Web Based Security; Security of Cyber Physical Systems; Software Security; MSc Research Project and Dissertation, Project Preparation

Optional modules include: Criminal Behaviour - Applied Perspectives; Machine Learning Technologies; Secure Software Development; Software Project Management and Development

Information for international students

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international.page

Fees and funding

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding/pg-fees-funding.page

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Email
fpse-mscapply@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 2630