Taught course

Information Security

University of Surrey · Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Entry requirements

Candidates should have a first degree in computing or cognate discipline from a UK university or the international equivalent. They should have obtained the degree at 2.2 level or higher.

In exceptional circumstances, work experience may also be considered if the candidate has achieved less than a 2.2.

Months of entry


Course content

Protecting digital information from unauthorised access and use, and ensuring the resilience of the underlying network infrastructure and systems, are key challenges for the continued technological development of our society.

The science behind our Information Security MSc connects various disciplines; from computer science, electronic engineering and mathematics, to design concepts, mechanisms and technologies for effective protection of digital information, communication infrastructures and computing systems.

Focused on key information security concepts, mechanisms and technologies, our programme examines fundamental and advanced topics in important areas of modern information security, striving to achieve a balance between theoretical foundations and practical experience

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent)

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

01483 682 222