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Cyber Security

Coventry University
Coventry, Great Britain
Full-time
€12,413.55total
 1241 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English

Program Description

The MSc in Cyber Security aims to provide you with the knowledge and necessary skills in several core areas of cyber security. The course aims to provide a comprehensive and deep understanding of security principles, as well as the practical techniques used in solving security problems and addressing relevant issues.

Provisionally certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), the course has been designed to give you the opportunity to equip yourself to work at a professional level, developing a range of industry-informed knowledge and skills in areas such as network security, secure design, cryptography, risk assessment, ethical hacking, digital forensics and incident response. Running in a research-driven environment, the course also aims to build foundations for further research at Doctoral level in cyber security for students from a wide range of undergraduate degrees.

The course will also provide the opportunity for recent graduates and early to mid-career practitioners in the computing industry to enhance their knowledge or move into cyber security.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Bachelor's Degree
6
or
Degree from State Technical Institute
6
English Level
IELTS
6.5
Professional Experience
Required working experience related to the Program
2 years
Notes:

Information about requirements:

  • A minimum of a second class honours degree in a relevant subject such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or Engineering
  • Satisfactory independent evidence of working for several years in a position that would normally be occupied by an honours graduate, in a relevant area (such as the IT sector), which would lead to gaining benefit from the course.

More requirements:

  • Academic transcripts

Other accepted qualifications:

  • A relevant professional qualification of an equivalent level
  • A lower qualification plus appropriate and relevant experience at a professional level

Other accepted English qualifications and information:

  • SELT
  • Cambridge Pre-U
  • If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course.

Curriculum

Modules

Ethical hacking

Network security

Secure design and development

Cryptography

Intrusion detection and response

Digital data acquisition, recovery and analysis

Careers

Where our graduates work: Upon successful completion of this course, you may have the opportunity to be employed in the cyber security industry in a variety of roles such as a:

  • penetration tester
  • SOC security analysis
  • digital forensic investigator
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