MSc Cyber Security Technology (full-time)
Provided by Northumbria University London Campus
Explore a career in Cyber Security with MSc Cyber Security Technology.
Suited to those with an undergraduate degree in any discipline, this programme is also ideal for those with no prior experience in cyber security, looking to develop a career in the field.
Designed to enhance your skills in digital Leadership, Information Governance and Cyber Security, Cloud and Big Data Security, and Computer Network Security, the modular content allows you to develop both theoretical and practical understanding of core specialisms essential for a cyber security expert.
Built with the consultation of industry partners, this course allows you to develop sought-after skills required by employers.
As a result of Covid-19 and subject to social distancing requirements, we are intending to teach this course using a mix of on-campus and online teaching. Please check our website for the most up to date information regarding any updates to start dates and delivery.
• Develop integral skills that are highly sought-after in industry
• Combine theoretical and practical learning to gain skills in a growing industry
• Develop your leadership capabilities
• Demonstrate your skills with emerging technologies such as the cloud and big data
• Also available with Advanced Practice (with integrated work experience)
• Also available as a part-time programme
• Upon completion of your programme, you will be eligible for the QA Professional Pathways programmes which will enable you to further develop your skills with one of the UK’s largest providers of IT and project management training
Ideally located just minutes from Liverpool Street station, our campus provides a central location in the heart of London encapsulating an abundance of opportunities. From work experience and networking to social clubs, gyms and a vast array of restaurants, shops and cafes - there’s something for everyone.
What will I study?
MSc Cyber Security Technology covers areas such as:
- Information Governance and Security
- Leadership in the Digital Age
- Big Data and Cloud Security
As well as exploring the principles that underpin the management of an organisation’s information assets, you will also develop leadership skills in a digital context.
Your modular knowledge gained will prepare you for a postgraduate research project (which is relevant to Computing and Technology and career or future aspirations). Subsequently, you will develop a career plan and reflective log considering how your learning from the programme can accelerate your professional development.
How will I be assessed?
You’ll be taught by experienced lecturers and academics who use their industry experience to demonstrate how the software engineering principles and tools can be applied to solve business and management problems.
This programme is expected to take 42 hours per week overall study time, including 10-12 hours of lectures and seminars and 30-32 hours of self-study.
The programme is 100% coursework based. This includes critical report writing, portfolio, projects and a physical artefact such as a programme or a database.
Level of study: Postgraduate
Fee: Intake 19/20 £6,990 (UK/EU)
Entry requirements: Minimum 2:2 (second class) honours degree or equivalent in any discipline
Mode of study: Full-time classroom
Duration: 1 Year
Assessment methods: Coursework
Scholarship or bursaries: Available
Student finance: Available
Payment plan: Available
Starts: January, May, September (No fixed start date)
Location/Delivery: 110 Middlesex Street, London, E1 7HT
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Response to Covid-19: Our focus is on providing a safe and welcoming learning environment and ensuring continued access to learning.
As a result of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and resulting social distancing requirements, we are intending to teach this course using a mix of on-campus and online learning activities. We continue to be guided by the Government to ensure our campus is Covid-secure. More information about our response to Covid-19 and FAQs are available here.
NU’s legal disclaimer:
All information is accurate at the time of sharing. Courses starting in 2021 are offered as a mix of face to face and online learning. We continue to monitor government and local authority guidance in relation to Covid-19 and we are ready and able to flex accordingly to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff. Contact time is subject to increase or decrease in line with restrictions, potentially to a full online offer, should restrictions increase in future. Our online activity will be delivered through Blackboard Ultra, enabling collaboration, connection and engagement with materials and people.