What will I learn?

Developed, fully taught and awarded by the University of Warwick, UK.

The University of Warwick is one of the UK’s leading research universities, with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in research and teaching, for innovation and for links with business and industry.

Programme Highlights:

  • Three-way participation: University + Organisation + Participant
  • Combine academic excellence with industrial experience
  • Developed with industry to address real-world problems
  • First-hand understanding of issues facing modern business and industry
  • Application-based assignments and projects

Cyber security is not merely about the Internet. Our dependence on multiple, complex, interacting digital systems grows day by day. Vehicles, architectural infrastructure, industrial controls, finance flows and medical devices all operate across the cyber domain.

In this programme, you get the opportunity to learn:

  • Strategic development and implementation of Cyber Security within an organization
  • Understand the Cyber threat to an organization and its resources
  • Build and support secure systems that support the strategic growth of a business
  • All aspects of Cyber Security including network security, computer security and information security
  • The most important technical concepts of security – such as encryption, intrusion detection, penetration testing, access control, digital forensics and investigation, risk management, security governance and network security.

Career Prospects/Further Education

Graduates can expect to go on to work within corporate information – security and technology teams, consultancies, government information-security departments, management tracks in information critical organisations and cyber security related research.

Recent Cyber MSc graduates have gone onto roles within companies such as: Accenture (Senior Cyber Security Consultant), Canary Wharf (Information Security Analyst), Indonesian Ministry of Finance (Information Security Analyst), JP Morgan (Glasgow)(Technology Analyst), KPMG (IT Advisory, Cyber Security), Deloitte (Senior Consultant), ABN Amro (Risk Assessor), Bank of Thailand (Cyber Security Analyst), IBM (Security Project Manager), Ministry of Defence, PWC (IT Risk and Resilience Team), Royal Mail (Information Security Analyst), Emtel Ltd (IT Product Development – Cyber Security), National Information Technology Development Agency of Nigeria (Information Security Analyst), Facebook (Marketing Specialist in Community Operations), Global Network (Programs Executive), PWC (Forensic Technologies & Information Security Analyst), Singapore Police (Senior Investigation Officer), TRB Lightweight Structures (Software Developer), CISCO (Network Consulting Engineer), Tata Consultancy Services (Quality and Security Analyst for TCS-Nokia account).

Graduates can also explore pursuing a Doctorate with the University.

Which department am I in?

SIM Global Education

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
SG$35,952.00 (19,63,517) per year
Please note this fee is subject to change.
Application deadline

Expected August 2022

More details

Start date

Expected October 2021

Venue

SIM Global Education

461 Clementi Road,

599491, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Bachelor’s degree in business, management or economics (Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent). All other qualifications will be assessed on individual merits. English Proficiency Requirements: A minimum C6 pass in English as First Language at GCE ‘O’ level; or IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each band); or TOEFL iBT: 88 (with no less than 20 in Listening, 21 in Reading, 22 in Speaking and 21 in Writing); or Pearson Test of English (Academic): a minimum of 59 in all four skills.

For international students

The programmes will be targeted at suitably qualified applicants working or intending to work in the IT security industry. Qualifications in engineering, IT or scientific discipline may be considered. Candidates with business degrees should have suitable IT coverage within their degree. Any candidate from any background with suitable IT grounding may also be considered.

  • Bachelor’s degree (2nd Class Honours Degree or its equivalent)
  • Candidates with other qualifications can be assessed on individual merits

English Proficiency Requirement

  • IELTS 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each band); or
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) with a minimum score of 62 (with at least 59 in each of the 4 component scores)
  • TOEFL 92 (IBT) with broadly consistent scores in each of the four elements in the test
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