Taught course

Cyber Security Risk Management

University of Southampton · School of Management

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second-class degree from a UK university, or equivalent overseas/professional qualification. A wide range of subjects accepted in Business, Economics, Science, Engineering, IT, Management and Marketing, Communication, Education, Political Science and Sociology. Work experience in a related field can compensate for degree subject/grades. Applications assessed on individual merit.

Months of entry


Course content

The only UK masters degree in the field of cyber risk to combine aspects of business and information technology, our MSc Cyber Security Risk Management will equip you with a blend of skills that are in demand in the sector. Rather than focusing purely on the technical aspects of cyber security, it offers a unique combination of modules encompassing business risk management, computer science and cyber security.

Compulsory modules: Principles of Risk Management; Corporate Risk Management Processes; Cyber Crime; Insecurity and the Dark Web; The Management of Corporate Security; Qualitative and Quantitative Research; Risk Taking and Decision Making; Foundations of Cyber Security (ECS)

Optional modules: Information Systems Management and Strategy; Implementing Cyber Security; Quantitative Methods; Multivariate Statistics for Data Mining; Business Ethics; Project Risk Management; Insurance; Game Theory for Business; Secure Systems (ECS); Security Theory; Insurance

Plus dissertation

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Business and Law
+44 (0)23 8059 4393