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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Cyber security is a priority for governments and organisations throughout the world. We’ll work together to explore how organisations and individuals can take action to protect themselves online from cyber-attacks.

We’ll begin by understanding networks and operating systems, how they work and the strengths and weaknesses of them. You’ll then think like a hacker, working from the inside out, as you recognise the threats to an organisation and its resources, and learn to implement and test secure systems.

Focusing on the strategic deployment and implementation of cyber security within an organisation, you’ll cover all aspects of cyber security including network security, computer security and information security.

Assessment

We’ll asses your knowledge and understanding through case studies in which you’ll design, implement and test the security strategy of an organisation. You’ll also complete in-class tests, written assignments, software projects and presentations as part of the course.

Careers

Computer security is a fast-developing area and your skills in computer, network and information security could see you working closely with lawyers, government, commercial organisations, the education sector and investigation agencies, as well as the finance and e-commerce sectors and national security organisations.

You’re also in the perfect position to continue your academic career and move up to our research degree Computer Science PhD.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

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Anglia Ruskin University

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

Welcoming local community and buddy scheme.
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    100th out of 113 4

  • Entry standards

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    102 46%

    104th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

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    78.0 78%

    75th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

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    4.05 81%

    28th

    34

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