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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Glasgow Caledonian University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MSc Cyber Security is an applied computing course that will equip you with the distinct specialist knowledge and analytical skills to pursue a career in cyber security.

You will be able to resolve digital, cyber and network security problems, design, develop and manage computing and network solutions for the resolution of cyber security issues. You'll also have the ability to evaluate current and emergent technologies within their legal, social, ethical and commercial context.

Graduate opportunities

The programme curriculum will enable graduates to pursue careers in a variety of Cyber Security roles including:

  • Cyber security analyst
  • Security tester
  • Security engineer
  • Cyber security and information risk advisor
  • Cyber security/information assurance architect
  • Information security accreditor
  • Cyber security/information assurance auditor IT/network security engineer
  • Cyber security forensics analyst

Assessment and teaching methods

Modules typically use continuous assessments based on a mix of hands-on skills tests, online tests and written work.

Online assessment methods allow us to offer feedback to our students more quickly. Traditional written exams are kept to a minimum.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,500per year

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

University information

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Glasgow Caledonian University

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Glasgow Caledonian University, City Campus, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G4 0BA, Scotland

The Glasgow campus is in the heart of a city known for being welcoming and affordable – voted one of the top 10 best cities in the world (Time Out 2019).
GCU can help international students with their visa application, finding accommodation and with English language, helping them to settle in and feel at home.
GCU believes education is for everyone – with a wide range of generous scholarships to help ensure that courses are accessible for all.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    92nd out of 113 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    144 65%

    31st

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    101st

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    79th

    17

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