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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our Cyber Security MSc focuses on information and system security and the analysis of complex systems, including machine learning.

About this course

Cyber Security is a dynamic area of computing science, and is about understanding how:

the features and vulnerabilities of a system can be exploited by attackers
to detect, prevent and respond to these attackers.

Cyber Security is also a process, requiring input from and interaction with end-users, stakeholders, decision-makers or system designers.

The MSc is designed for honours graduates in computing science, or a discipline with a significant computing component, for example:

engineering
systems engineering
mathematics.

You should have a good background in computer systems, including programming. We also value relevant industrial computing experience and transferable skills.

Accreditation

The course is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). The BCS is the chartered institute for IT. Studying a BCS-accredited degree provides the foundation for professional membership of the BCS on graduation and is the first step to becoming a chartered IT professional.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,300per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 113 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    140 63%

    38th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    19th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    61st

    32

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