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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Cyber security plays an increasingly important role in our world of ever-evolving technology. This course will help you deepen your understanding of network security, penetration testing and computer forensics, whilst also adopting a systematic approach to information security management-from the varied perspectives to the technical elements.

You will explore several specialist technical disciplines. These will focus on areas such as developing secure software platforms and protecting against complex attack processes used to breach system security and create deficits in normal functionality.

To enhance your learning, the programme integrates professional skills which relate to audit, management and risk. These will address both cyber security and data protection regulations within institutions and organisations. Topics you will cover include cryptography, ethical hacking and penetration testing, information security management, information risk management, software security and implementing secure systems.

KEY COURSE FEATURES

  • This course offers you the opportunity to study Cyber Security in-depth.
  • Lectures, tutorials and practical sessions are enhanced with additional, resource-rich online materials to support your independent learning.
  • You will explore information assurance methodologies and testing operational security management, incident management, audit, assurance and review, business continuity management, and more.
  • Our staff undertake leading research into several areas of Cyber Security which will give you the latest insight as you develop your own specialism.
  • The research activities you undertake will be associated with the University’s thriving and, often collaborative, research centre.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Successful completion of the course enables you to put greater focus on your future career in the field of Cyber Security or the educational paths. You will have the knowledge and competence necessary to continue to develop professionally in the workplace. You might take the opportunity to progress to higher-level academic investigation.

It is expected that you will be able to gain employment at higher technical and managerial levels, develop particular specialist technical and consultative skills, and be capable of embarking upon Doctoral level study.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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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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