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Cyber Security MSc (Online)

Coventry University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22, MAY-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

As cyber security threats become more sophisticated, we require a deeper understanding of the challenges they bring. With security professionals in high demand in both government and industry, this course is designed to equip you with the skills needed to identify and respond to those threats.

The course has been designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to work at a professional level. You will be given the opportunity and support to develop a range of industry-focused skills in key areas of network and system security, ethical hacking, secure design, cryptography, risk assessment, digital forensics and incident response.

Course information

This course offers graduates and IT professionals the opportunity to learn the underlying theory and practical application of cyber security techniques, from networking and cryptography to intrusion detection and IoT security.

If you’re thinking of moving into cyber security as a career, this course is ideal for you as it is taught with the goal of helping you apply your learning in real situations. The course team have a strong industry and research background, so you will have the opportunity to benefit from their experience and guidance while you study.

Career prospects

The course will provide opportunities for recent graduates and early- to mid-career practitioners in the computing industry to enhance their knowledge or move into cyber security.

The programme is designed to help you work at a professional level and develop a range of industry-informed knowledge and skills. The cyber security course team has strong links with a number of industries and government bodies. Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University’s Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.

Application deadline

31-Aug-21; 09-Jan-22

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 16,600overall cost

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

University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 113 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    119 53%

    76th

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    30th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    93rd

    41

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