We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

I AGREE
Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Computer Science with Cyber Security (with a year in industry) MEng (Hons)

University of York

Add to favourites

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Cyber security covers concepts, policies, guidelines, tools and technologies used to protect the cyber environment, organisational assets and users.

Our integrated master’s helps you develop as a multi-skilled, highly competent practitioner. The course provides a solid foundation in computer science and cyber security, including coding, mathematics and basic engineering.

You will then undertake advanced training, informed by our world-class research, in topics such as secure systems, cryptography and forensic analysis, gaining a solid theoretical foundation to take full advantage of emerging new technologies.

You'll spend a year in industry, furthering your knowledge, networking and getting real-life experience.

On graduation, you’ll be prepared for a career in cyber security or related fields across industry and government.

Assessment

We use a variety of assessment techniques throughout your course. This allows you to practice different techniques, from report writing, presentations and live demos to timed programming assessments and closed exams. It also means that you are not disadvantaged by being assessed in any one way.

Careers and skills

The move towards a digital economy creates demand for computer scientists and software engineers across a broad section of employers, so the skills you develop here will make you attractive to many organisations. Most of our graduates go into the field of IT/Computing, followed by Financial Services, some undertake further study (e.g. PhD) and others go straight into industry (for example working for IBM, BAE Systems etc).

Many of our graduates are employed by software and electronics industries, but the continuing expansion of the use of computers in commercial and financial operations means that you will be able to find employment in other industries - and here your sharpened numeracy and analytical skills will have prepared you well.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,650per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

First-rate teaching by leading academics, plus award-winning employability programmes, help to prepare students for the international labour market.
A home on campus in York’s college environment brings together a diverse community of students from over 150 countries, offering lifelong connections.
York offers a wide range of specialist support to international students, including orientation, a Writing and Language Skills Centre, and immigration advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 110 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    156 65%

    23rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    47th

    4

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!