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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    21-SEP-21, 18-JAN-22, 21-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

The award reflects the most current developments in the cybersecurity field, and it builds on our experience and reputation in providing industry-based qualifications in relation to network and systems security. The course aims to develop employability and research skills in the areas of cybersecurity operations, information security, penetration testing, and responsible technologies.

Why choose this course?

  • One of a range of advanced courses within our postgraduate Master's programme in Computer Science, this particular course provides you with a specialism in Cybersecurity.
  • Advanced topics studied include information security and compliance, strategies, methods and technologies used in penetration testing, management of cybersecurity centres, and developing and enforcing enterprise security policies.
  • You will gain an internationally recognised master's degree from the UK's University of Hertfordshire.
  • Flexible online learning allows you to fit study around your other commitments, without travel and accommodation costs.
  • You will be taught by a highly regarded and long-established computer science department.
  • Benefit from the same academic standards and quality control procedures as our equivalent on campus course.

What will I study?

Our online MSc programmes are taught 100% online through the University’s virtual learning environment, Studynet. Assessment is by coursework and online tests. You will receive learning materials, take part in discussions and submit your assignments online. Additionally, you will receive study resources such as key e-books and any specialist software. You will have access to the University's extensive online library facilities, or be able to visit in person if you so choose. The amount of study time required is no different from that needed for an on campus programme. You should expect to spend at least 30 hours per week if studying full-time, and in proportion if part-time. The study options would be Online - Full Time, 16 Months, Online - Full Time, 1 Years and Online - Part Time, 3 Years.

Tuition fees

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£ 9,360per 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 Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    80th

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    83rd out of 113 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    112 50%

    89th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    87th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    53rd

    34

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