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What will I learn?

Overview

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.

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It is designed to give you the opportunity to equip yourself to work at a professional level and develop 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.

Work placement option

This master's programme provides you with the additional option to apply for a 'work placement' opportunity during your first semester with us. The 'work placement', which if secured, is designed to further develop your skills, knowledge and professional experience with the aim of maximising your employability prospects. Please note that the optional placement modules incur an additional tuition fee of £4,000.

Career prospects

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

It is designed to equip you to work at a professional level and develop a range of industry-informed knowledge and skills. The Cyber Security Research Group at Coventry University currently has strong links with a number of industries and government bodies.

Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and aim to give you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The university's Talent Team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£16,950.00 (US$ 19,351) per year
£4,000 (Work placement option additional fee)

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

16 January 2023

Venue

Coventry University

Priory Street,

Coventry,

Warwickshire,

CV1 5FB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a Bachelors Degree. IELTS score of 6.5 overall or equivalent.

For international students

An applicant will normally be expected to possess at least one of the following: a minimum of a second class honours degree in a relevant subject such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or Engineering etc. A relevant professional qualification of an equivalent level. A lower qualification plus appropriate and relevant experience at a professional level. This course requires IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. Pre-sessional English is available if required.

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

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About Coventry University

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