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MSc Advanced Security and Cybercrime

Edinburgh Napier University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Edinburgh Napier University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    JAN, MAY, SEP

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

Develop skills in cybersecurity to adapt to challenging situations across a global computing infrastructure

Overview

This course is focused on the fast-developing areas of networking and cybersecurity and also awards significant credit for the application of course-derived knowledge to your employer’s systems or procedures.

The course blends hands-on technical knowledge with theoretical understanding, utilising a range of remotely-accessible resources to allow access to specialised computer configurations.

Additionally, you study modules designed to enhance your current skills using flexible learning material and practical activities which can be completed online or remotely. Finally, a dissertation project is undertaken which further strengthens your cybersecurity skillset.

Course details

The Masters degree in Advanced Security & Cybercrime focuses on extending your knowledge as a working professional into leading-edge issues related to network and computer security technologies and processes, both generally and with a particular focus on the growing threats from cybercrime.

Remote systems allow you to engage with the practical activities of the course from home or work. We also have well-equipped labs, which you can use if you wish to attend the campus.

Some credits are derived from your employment activities, so you must be already employed in a company which allows you to demonstrate your developing course knowledge.

How you’ll be taught

This course is designed for professionals already employed in the area of computing who wish to develop their skills into the areas of computer security and cybercrime.

Careers

  • Security Consultant
  • Forensic Investigator
  • Audit/Compliance Consultant
  • Security Adviser/Auditor
  • Cybercrime Consultant.

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University information

Edinburgh Napier University

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    Edinburgh Napier University, 219 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 1DJ, Scotland

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