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Cybersecurity (Conversion) MSc

University of Chester

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Full-time | Thornton Science Park | 1 year | OCT-19
  • Full-time | Thornton Science Park | 1 year | OCT-19
  • Part-time | Thornton Science Park | 6 years | OCT-19

Key information

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  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    101st

    3
  • Subject Ranking

    94th

    1 (Computer Science)
  • Research Quality

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    1.30

    / 4.00
  • Research Intensity

    A measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the university.

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    0.80

    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Master of Science

  • Application deadline

    n/a

  • Start date

    OCT-19

Course Summary

This course is aimed at both engineering and non-engineering students who wish to make the leap into the rapidly expanding field of cybersecurity. This course aims to provide both theory and real-world practical skills and expertise to an advanced level in the emerging field of cybersecurity. The course is taught by experts in the field with years of expertise in industry, and has close links with industry and government. The course is taught at Thornton Science Park, which offers an excellent learning environment with dedicated specialist resources, including virtualisation facilities and an isolated cybersecurity lab for specialist workshops to take place. The Department is also home to the Informatics Centre, a software development team where students can gain experience of commercial projects.

Our course offers you an intensive introduction at Master’s level into the cybersecurity field. The course has an emphasis on real-world practice as well as supporting theory, to develop towards an expertise in digital forensics and penetration testing, software exploitation and system protection methods, as well as cybersecurity and business. Graduates have gone on to leading roles in indsutry in the field of security and penetration testing, in policing, and in government. The University has an award winning Careers and Employability service which provides a variety of employability-enhancing experiences; through the curriculum; through employer contact and through tailored group sessions and individual information, advice and guidance.

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University information

University Ranking

101st

About this University

Founded in 1839, the University of Chester offers an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to over 20,000 students across a number of specialist sites – Chester, Warrington, Shrewsbury, Birkenhead and Reaseheath. Students benefit from high-quality learning facilities, and silver-rated teaching (TEF 2017). Around two thirds of students participate in an innovative Work-Based Learning module, providing them with a wide range of employability skills.

Address

Thornton Science Park

Shell Technology Centre Thornton, Pool Lane

Chester

CH2 4NU

UNITED KINGDOM