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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Winchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

  • Learn from a specialist team of research-active academics who work at the forefront of the field
  • Access a wide range of specialist software and tools including a dedicated Cyber Security and Forensics laboratory in a state-of-the-art new development (from 2020)
  • Develop an appreciation of the wider role information security plays in an organisational context

This accredited programme offers a multi-disciplinary perspective to the subject of Cyber Security giving students an excellent basis for a future career in the field. This is particularly crucial given the national Cyber Security Strategy and the current skills shortage in the marketplace.

You will enhance your knowledge of cyber crime and information security management, including software development, advanced digital forensic investigation, multimedia networking and the Dark Web. You will benefit from links to professional and industry bodies, including EnCase Academic Programme, Cisco Networking Academy, GCHQ and the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.

This programme will provide you with the necessary skills to understand and apply specialised security knowledge to recognise and resolve complex threats faced by organisations and government bodies. You will develop a rounded perspective of key security domains such as network security, penetration testing, digital forensic investigation and secure software development.

Careers

Students will be equipped to enter a variety of cyber security graduate roles including cyber security analyst, malware analyst and cyber security software engineer.

Application deadline

31 May 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per 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 Winchester

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, England

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