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MSc Computer Science with Cyber Security - Online

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    MAR

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Cyber Security Skills in High Global Demand

The skills gap in the cyber security sector is vast and is growing all the time. A study by Frost and Allen with Booz Allen Hamilton projected that by 2022 there would be a worldwide shortage of 1.8 million Cyber Security professionals.

A Smarter Way to Get a Cyber Security MSc

The 100% Online MSc Computer Science with Cyber Security is designed to provide a new way for busy working professionals to gain a qualification in this high-demand and well-remunerated field. It is entirely flexible and can be studied anytime, anywhere and on a wide range of devices.

Designed for Ambitious Individuals From a Range of Backgrounds

The Masters degree is designed both for ambitious individuals who are not from Computer Science or Cyber Security backgrounds and want to launch a career in this area, as well as for individuals who currently work in the sector and are looking to fast-track their career with a high quality qualification.

What you will learn

The programme is designed to build the key professional competencies and skills of a computer scientist. It is also designed to build a robust understanding of computer security, cyber security and network security.

It covers key elements of cyber security and computer science, including:

Secure Software Development
Digital Forensics
Ethical Hacking
Machine Learning
Data Structures and Algorithms
Systems Engineering

The programme has a ‘real-world’ focus and includes a mixture of interactive theory work as well as deep technical and practical teaching and e programme also includes a 45-credit research project, where students will work on a specialist topic with relevant supervision.

Experts in flexible learning

More than half of our students study part time and as a result we have considerable expertise in flexible study. This completely online MSc Computer Science with Cyber Security programme has a flexible design enabling you to study at your own pace, on your own terms. With six starts per year, you can start within weeks. There are flexible payment options and, for those that are eligible, there are postgraduate government loans to cover the full programme cost.

Career-centric Cyber Security Masters for the real world of work

This MSc Computer Science with Cyber Security is industry-led and career-focused, reflecting the culture and capabilities of Wrexham Glyndwr University. Our deep relationships with major employers have fed into the programme content and have helped shape a Masters programme that is built for career enhancement across a wide range of sectors in the modern-day work environment. It is this approach that has seen us ranked in the top 10 UK universities for employability for part-time students in employment.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 6,000per year

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

University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    93 39%

    106th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    97th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    20th

    7

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