What will I learn?

About the course

This course is ideal for graduates of Computer Science or Networking degrees. With the vast proliferation of malware and targeted cyber-attacks the necessity for proper Information security and management in place becomes more prominent than ever.

It covers a wide range of topics including programming, databases, security, Project Management and computer networking. This course is uniquely designed to blend a wide spectrum of state-of-the-art domains around Information and network security, and digital forensics and will properly equip you for a career in the area.

The expansion of mobile technologies, IoT, Cloud deployments and the migration of operational and strategic security into a unified scheme with automation and digital forensics in mind make the domains in this course a ready a complete pool of knowledge-based and skillset development for potential candidates in both management and technical aspects of security.

During the course students will learn how to understand network security and attack theory, scripting, penetration testing, cryptographic protocols and how to perform forensic data analysis using the latest commercial tools available such as Encase Tool Kit and open source toolkits.

Career prospects

You will be equipped for a number of careers including security associate, security consultant, penetration tester, network security analyst and systems administrator. Further study is available on an MSc by Research, MPhil or PhD.

Which department am I in?

Computing and Information Systems

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£13,275.00 (US$ 17,561) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected April, June, August, October, November 2022

Venue

Luton Campus

Park Square,

Luton,

LU1 3JU, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have completed a four year degree from a regionally accredited institution with a CGPA of 2.5 or higher or a GMAT in excess of 580.

For international students

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent. We will also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience. Students need to have an IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element. TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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