Our applied and practical MSc Cyber Security, taught by a team of cyber security and computer science specialists , will help prepare you for the diverse and complex challenges of the ever-growing international tech industry.
1 year (full-time)
Number of Credits
MSc: 180 credits
PGDip: 120 credits
PGCert: 60 credits
- Computer and Operating Systems
- Networking and Security Practice
- Digital Forensics
- Security Testing
- Cyber Risk Management
- Cyber Security Automation
- MSc Project
Our MSc Cyber Security cultivates creative and professional graduates who can solve problems, are knowledgeable, skilled, and ready for the tech industry upon graduation.
Cyber security offers plenty of employment prospects as it is a global issue which impacts every society that relies on digital connectivity.
Expand your knowledge of the essential core competencies of cyber security in an applied and practical way by performing real-world industry tasks in our specialised computing labs.
Experience both technical and non-technical cyber security disciplines, to help identify your strengths and make informed decisions about future career pathways.
Create advantageous connections by networking with industry professionals across London’s technical meetups such as the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP).
This course offers the opportunity to produce a professional portfolio to show potential employers that demonstrates the combination of skills learnt across the modules.
How to apply
You can now apply for any programme for any entry point in 2023.
All postgraduate taught applications can be made via our online application form.
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Specific entry requirements
Students must have equivalent to a 2:2 UK degree in a STEM based subject.
Validation and curriculum review
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The University expects to publish details of the re-validated programme by 31 March in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.