In order to meet our academic entry requirement, you should have obtained the equivalent of a UK first or second class honours degree (minimum Bachelor 2:2 (Hons). If you are a non-native English speaker you will need to submit an English test result equivalent to IELTS 6.5
How to apply
To make an application to a WMG Masters courses, applications must be made online at www.warwick.ac.uk/go/wmgmasters/entry .
You can apply now, even if you do not yet have all the necessary documents ready; if necessary we will make you a conditional offer until you provide them.
You will need to provide
- A completed application form & application fee.
- A Personal Statement, which can be included in the online application.
- A transcript of marks awarded so far (if you are currently studying) OR a final transcript / degree certificate* (if you have completed your studies).
- English test result (if applicable)
- One reference. If you completed studies less than 2 years ago, this should be an academic reference.
Full-time and Part-time options available
Months of entry
This course is designed for Computer Science, Informatics, IT or other STEM graduates, looking to become a cyber security professional, or take a leading technical role in an organisation critically dependent upon data and information communication.
What the course will provide
Cyber security is not simply about protecting the internet. As our world becomes ever more dependent upon digital systems, our vehicles, infrastructure, industrial controls, finances, and medical devices all exist within the cyber domain.
Studying Cyber Security with us will deepen your cyberspace knowledge, so you’ll understand the nature of this evolving cyber environment, and how to protect and enhance the human experience within it.
This MSc focuses on the technical aspects of cyber security and how these may be implemented in a multidisciplinary way. Throughout the course the practical applications of topics are emphasised, as well as developing your abstract and analytical skills.
Through studying Cyber Security at Warwick, you will gain unparalleled exposure to industry. All taught modules contain valuable input from industry experts who, through case studies and guest lectures, contribute to the design and delivery of material and make for a very rich learning environment.
A Master's course uniquely embedded in industry
When you study at WMG, Warwick, you will gain an exposure to industry that is unparalleled in many HEIs. Our modules contain considerable input from industry. This is just one way in which students on the course engage with industry. Further to this, you will have opportunities to participate in specialist industrial trips and even receive mentoring/advice from industry in key stages of your work, making for a very rich learning environment.
CSE is provisionally certified by GCHQ
Future career prospects
Graduates can expect to go on to work within corporate information - security and technology teams, consultancies, government information-security departments, management tracks in information critical organisations and cyber security related research.
Information for international students
Application advice can be given through the WMG admissions team - firstname.lastname@example.org or through any one of our overseas support offices and agents. An extensive list of overseas representatives is available on our website.
Fees and funding
WMG will be awarding over £700,000 in scholarships and bursaries to students commencing study on our full-time MSc programmes beginning in October 2018.
Offer holders are invited to apply for the WMG excellence scholarship, application deadline is May 20th 2018. For more information on the scholarship and how to apply, please see here.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Cathy Fawcett
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