This course is designed for those wishing to develop a career as a cyber security professional or to take a leading technical or managerial role. It is suitable for those from a computer science or information technology education background.
The programme is also able to cater for those with no formal studies in computer science but where significant interest in cyber security can instead be demonstrated. The course covers all aspects of cyber security, including network, computer and information security. Alongside this, the course focuses on the business context, so that students can progress their careers more rapidly and aim specifically at management positions.
By having GDPR in action, there will be more roles in companies for information security managers, which makes the MSc Cyber Security a brilliant opportunity for a huge market need.
The university has many links with the cyber security industry, which has informed curriculum development and supports opportunities for research.
- Network Security Explore advanced network and internet security concerns as well as sophisticated attack vectors
- Digital Forensic Critically evaluate the issues and concerns relating to current legislation and digitally enabled crime
- Advanced Artificial Intelligence Gain an overview of the concept of AI, current methodologies and applications
- Dissertation You will conduct a sustained and intensive investigation into one project area, drawing on programme-related cognitive and practical skills