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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

As we increase our use of communication technology and information-based applications, we need to respond to more threats from illegal or unwanted activities. Our MSc in IT Security will develop your computing skills in the theory and practice of computer security.

You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the problems and techniques of IT security development and improve your employability prospects.

You’ll be able to choose additional modules to complement your interests and career goals, such as forensics or software development.

And you’ll have the opportunity to work on a substantial project of your choice in the field of computer security.

Why study with us

  • You’ll investigate current trends and research which’ll help you to develop a systematic approach to security policy and planning.
  • You’ll plan, carry out and evaluate a substantial IT Security related project where you’ll practice and develop your self-management, communication, critical evaluation and technical skills.
  • To enhance your work experience, we’ll help you with an industrial placement or industry-based project, which’ll also extend your study time.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,500per 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 Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    89th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    98th out of 113 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    131 59%

    52nd

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    96th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    35th

    52

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