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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

LJMU's Cyber Security MSc enables students with computing and related experience to further their studies in this challenging and much in-demand sector.

  • Study a course based on the latest research and informed by industry liaison
  • Follow a curriculum aligned with the Government's professional practitioner benchmark for Cyber Security Masters-level study
  • Enhance your scientific, engineering and technical skills
  • Gain the knowledge and practical skills required for a career in Cyber Security
  • Benefit from the support of a personal tutor throughout your studies

Computer Security focuses on protecting computers, computer networks - such as public and private networks, critical infrastructure, smartphones, smart objects, software and digital information from unauthorised access, change or destruction.

This MSc is based on the latest research in the field. The programme and its modules are the result of extensive communications with industry and government, and the School maintains a regular industrial liaison panel. It is designed to equip you with advanced skills in the theory, practice, tools and applications necessary for a career in Cyber Security.

We are proud of our high teaching standards and the approachability of our staff. Informal staff-student relationships are excellent. If you decide to study with us, you will be joining a relaxed and friendly department where staff are committed not only to student welfare but also to ensuring that our courses are continually developed to meet the needs of employers.

Assessment

How learning is monitored on your programme

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

Assessment of knowledge and understanding on this programme is through coursework and examinations. You will undertake laboratory and project work, write reports and present your findings.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 16,100per year

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

University information

Liverpool John Moores University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England

A globally respected university with staff and students from over 100 countries.
Access to a superb careers programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies and leading businesses.
All LJMU international students are guaranteed place in high-quality, university-approved accommodation within the heart of the city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 110 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    155 65%

    24th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    73rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    87th

    22

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