Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Cyber Security

This course provides students with knowledge and understanding of the principles underpinning effective approaches to cyber defence, cyber security, ethical hacking and penetration testing.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in the field of computing. The course is designed for students whose degree comprises a significant component of software development or networking. Applicants are also considered for entry if they do not have the standard entry qualifications, but do have relevant industry experience. This would normally be a minimum of 2 years' experience of working in the area of software development or networking, with a significant level of responsibility.

Course modules

Professional skills and research methods; information security: threats and defences; network security; ethical hacking; research in information security; information risk management; cyber security; penetration testing; project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (EU) 28 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (England) 28 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 28 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (Scotland) 28 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (Wales) 28 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campuses Birmingham B4 7XG West Midlands

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