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Digital and Technology Solutions (Cyber Security Specialist) MSc (Specialist Integrated Degree Apprenticeship)

Newcastle University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    24 months

Course summary

The MSc is for individuals in full time employment who want to develop their postgraduate skills in cyber security, taking advantage of the apprenticeship scheme.

About this course

‌You'll use a combination of technical and soft skills during the course. You will also have extensive on-the-job training allowing you to take your career to the next level and become an expert in your field. You'll be suitable for this course if you are already working within cyber security, data protection and IT.

This course meets the needs of the apprenticeships scheme, and is designed to the Cyber Security Technology Specialism of the Digital Technology Solutions Level 7 integrated degree standard.

What you'll learn

System security
The challenge of dependable systems
Information security and trust
Security analysis of complex systems
Security tools and analysis
Leadership and change in the digital age
Digital technology and innovation management
Strategic case studies
Capstone project undertaken with your employer

Your development

This course will enable you to develop your full potential in cyber security. You will learn how to directly apply your new skills in the workplace, whilst being supported by both university academics and mentors in the workplace.

You will maintain a portfolio of your learning throughout this course.

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 110

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    149 62%

    32nd

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    29th

    43

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