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Cyber Security MSc (PGDip PGCert)

University of Brighton

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Moulsecoomb Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    13 months

Course summary

Cyber Security MSc provides an understanding of the latest advances in information security with an emphasis on protecting businesses against cyber criminals.

By applying theoretical knowledge to real case studies, you will learn how to critically assess the most prominent information security threats, vulnerabilities and risks to different information systems and networks.

Using appropriate techniques and methodologies you will specify and design secure information systems and document the development process. You will also learn to assess legal, ethical, social and professional information security issues related to the day-to-day activities of organisations.

Research informs your learning and you will have access to specialist facilities such as our research labs, security lab and Internet of Things lab. You can work alongside researchers in our Centre for Secure, Intelligent and Usable Systems (CSIUS) to develop your research skills and be part of projects relevant to the latest research and challenges in information security.

You will learn through a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops – both student-led and practical sessions. All modules have research-driven content and use a carefully selected mix of teaching methods and assessment to support you and help guide your independent learning. You will also acheive PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 15,300per 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 Brighton

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  • Campus address

    University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN2 4AT, England

Employability is embedded into every course, helping students to develop transferable and personal skills.
The university is set between the sea and the South Downs National Park and has easy access to London.
International students are guaranteed a place in halls of residence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    95th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    109 46%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%


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