Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Advanced Security and Cybercrime

This course is focused on the fast-developing areas of networking and cybersecurity. The course awards significant credit for the application of course-derived knowledge to your employer's systems or procedures. Additionally you study modules designed to enhance your current skills using flexible learning material and practical activities which can be completed online or remotely. Finally, a dissertation project is undertaken which further strengthens your cybersecurity skillset.

Entry requirements

Bachelor (Honours) degree at 2.2 or above, or equivalent. We look for applicants to have a background in a computing discipline and 2 years relevant work experience in order to be eligible for this programme. We may also consider lesser qualified applications if you have 5 years of sufficient work experience within the industry.Applicants with no qualifications but have 7 years of sufficient work experience may also be considered for this course. Additionally, you should already be employed in an area which would allow you to apply course knowledge in an aspect of your employment, and have the support of your employer.

Course modules

Subjects included in the taught modules include: Host-based forensics; network security; security audit and compliance. Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 18 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Whole course (Wales) 18 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Whole course (England) 18 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Craiglockhart Campus Edinburgh EH14 1DJ Scotland

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