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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Markeaton Street Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22, JAN-23

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course description

Cyber security is now recognised as one of the top global risks, with hacking, malicious code and data theft among some of the reasons why it is vital in the design, development, and implementation of IT systems. This is particularly important as internet users increase exponentially in emerging economies, more data is created and collected than ever before, and businesses find themselves increasingly reliant on online services, and in need of a strong cyber security culture.

  • This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Information Security (CIISec). The course is classed as industry standard and will give you several opportunities to enhance your experience as a cyber security student
  • Build your understanding of the managerial and technical elements of information security, as well as enterprise-level security
  • Choose a course designed in consultation with industry to ensure it delivers all the skills needed for the workplace
  • Enhance your employability and career prospects by preparing for the BSI ISO 27001 lead auditor certifications which are highly sought after by employers
  • Study innovative techniques being developed through the latest research at the cutting edge of cyber security
  • Learn how to take a strategic and holistic approach to protect an organisation's systems
  • Be inspired by a teaching team offering a blend of industry experience and strong academic credentials

Our MSc Cyber Security has been developed to teach you the very latest in information protection techniques, all delivered by academics at the leading edge of research into system penetration and intrusion analysis.

The course is made up of three stages – Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and MSc.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,700per 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 Derby

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    79th out of 114 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    116 49%

    86th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    69th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    60th

    8

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