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MSc Computer Science with Cyber Security Online

University of York

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    MAY

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This 100% online Computer Science with Cyber Security Masters programme is designed for working professionals and graduates who may not currently have a computer science background and want to launch their career in this in-demand and lucrative field.

Our online programmes allow you to study around work and home commitments, at different times and locations. This is your Masters degree, on your own terms, in your own time.

On the programme, you will learn about:

  • Network and operating system security
  • Security risk analysis
  • Secure software development – covering security requirement specification, security design, secure coding and security testing

You will develop your expertise through specialist modules and an independent cyber security project. You will also develop your core computer science skills, including:

  • Computational thinking
  • Computational problem-solving
  • Software development
  • Broad knowledge of computer science

Career opportunities

In the UK alone, over 1.5 million people work in the digital sector, while the number of digital technology jobs has grown at twice the rate of other roles. Graduates of this programme go on to a range of positions in software and web development, IT systems, support and programming. This world-class Russell Group institution and leading Department of Computer Science offer the global reach and industry-relevant content that set our programmes apart.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 7,800overall cost

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 York

  • University League Table

    18th

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 113 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    148 66%

    28th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94.0 94%

    12th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    53rd

    6

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