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Cyber Security - MSc

Master’s Degree
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IELTS Overall Band: 6.5 

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The speed with which the Internet and information sharing has developed has exceeded the pace of secure infrastructure development. This degree is designed to help bridge this gap and meet the accelerating demand for professionals with proven information security expertise. During this triple module, you will formulate and resolve a commercial IT problem, often working in partnership with industrial collaborators to help focus attention on specific and real applications. You will present your findings and solutions in the form of a masters-level dissertation that you can use to demonstrate your ability to apply your learning in an independent and rigorous fashion.

This course focuses on developing your knowledge and understanding so that you are fully equipped to create a secure and effective information infrastructure for any organization. You will hone a wide range of technical skills that can be applied to protect against specific system breaches. You will also learn how to perform ethical hacking: by understanding many of the techniques employed by malicious hackers, you can mitigate risks and thwart potential attacks.

You will build understanding of the managerial and technical elements of information security, as well as enterprise level security and study innovative techniques being developed through latest research at the cutting edge of cyber security. Enhance your employability and career prospects by preparing for the BSI ISO 27001 lead auditor certifications which are highly sought after by employers and learn how to take a strategic and holistic approach to protecting an organization’s systems.

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September 2021

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