Ethical Hacking and Computer Security
Ethical hacking is the process of evaluating the security of a computer system by simulating an attack by a malicious hacker. This course is designed to teach students how to think like a hacker, providing them with a deep understanding of security issues and concerns.
Minimum 2.2 Honours degree in area of computing, comprising significant component of software development or networking; where appropriate subjects not covered applicants considered with relevant industry experience, normally minimum 2 years in software development or networking. Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent (CEFR: C1).
Modules include: biometrics and identity; computer security; digital forensics; ethical hacking; group project; informatics; Master's project in ethical hacking; penetration testing; research methods and proposal.
The Master's stage culminates the study with an approved research project for the dissertation.
A limited number of fees-only PSAS places are available to those who meet the eligibility criteria of the Postgraduate Student Allowances Scheme of the Student Awards Agency for Scotland.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,500 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,000 per Whole course (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 12,500 per Whole course (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 7,500 per Whole course (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Abertay campus||Dundee||DD1 1HG||Scotland|
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