About the course
MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance
Our MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance is ideal for students who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of cyber security and data governance.
This course focuses on a combination of technology, business and policy. It is ideal for students who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of cyber security and data governance.
As a specialist Masters’ programme, it would provide you with the skills to analyse the difficulties of data governance and cyber security. You would gain skills in analysing an organisation's data asset and security measures to develop policies and procedures that control, protect and enhance its value.
Students will study for one year, which is divided into two semesters and the summer period for the dissertation. Students will study four modules, each worth 30 credits; and another module worth 60 credits, totalling 180 credits.
The course will cover the following core modules:
- Fundamentals of Cyber Security (30)
- Applied Cyber Security (30)
- Data Management (30)
- Research Methods and Research Based Output (60)
In addition to the core modules, students will also be required to select one additional module from the following:
- Blockchain (30)
- Fintech (30)
- Procurement and Supply Chain Management (30)
You can expand your study experience by rotating across our campus locations in London and Berlin. During your time at ULaw Business School, you can complete modules at alternative campus locations, returning to your ‘home’ campus to complete your final module. Visa restrictions and study conditions may apply.
Our MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance offers the chance to study over a period of 18 months, incorporating a 9 month work placement.
Alongside gaining Business knowledge and employable skills on your course, completing a work placement during one of our Master’s courses is the perfect opportunity to put into practice what you have learned. Terms and conditions apply.
Why study at ULaw Business School?
The University of Law Business School is a faculty of The University of Law offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees that prepare our students for the real world of business. We apply the same approach to business education as we always have to legal training, from our connections to prospective employers, experienced staff, innovative teaching methods and a focus on employability. Our courses are designed to ensure you gain formidable skills that will be welcomed throughout the business world. From working in multinational companies and finance to human resources, media, marketing, management and charities, your business qualification will be highly applicable across a wide variety of sectors. It will also equip you with the skills to start and run your own business.
This course is ideal for those interested in switching to or progressing within a career in cyber security and data governance within any industry.
Entry requirements are as follows:
2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualifications.
International requirements - an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
Fees for entry to the Msc Cyber Security and Data Governance in the academic year 2019/20 are as follows: £17,000 per year (UK/EU/International)
A range of funding options are available, including scholarships and postgraduate loans.