Taught course

Information Security

Institution
University of Surrey · Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A minimum UK 2:2 in a UK honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computing, Chemistry, Data Science, Data Analysis, Informatics or a related discipline.

Relevant experience may also be considered.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our Masters in Information Security benefits from the internationally visible, high-quality research activity and multiple links with academia and industry of the Department of Computer Science and Surrey Centre for Cyber Security.

Our programme is fully certified by the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and taught by leading experts. It will equip you with the theoretical grounding and hands-on experience demanded by the information security sector.

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.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@surrey.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1483 682 222