Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Cyber Security

LJMU's Cyber Security MSc enables students with computing and related experience to further their studies in this challenging and much in-demand sector. - Study a course based on the latest research and informed by industry liaison - Follow a curriculum aligned with the Government's professional practitioner benchmark for Cyber Security Masters-level study - Enhance your scientific, engineering and technical skills - Gain the knowledge and practical skills required for a career in Cyber Security - Benefit from the support of a personal tutor throughout your studies Computer Security focuses on protecting computers, computer networks - such as public and private networks, critical infrastructure, smartphones, smart objects, software and digital information from unauthorised access, change or destruction.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: an honours degree in Computing or a Computing-related subject, including subjects with a significant core of computing or a professional qualification equivalent to an honours degree Additional information: IELTS English language requirement: 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson requirements: 50-57 RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific enquiries, please contact Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Computer Security (20 credits) Network Security (20 credits) Practical Sysadmin Security (20 credits) Secure Software Engineering (20 credits) Information Security Management (20 credits) Research Methods (20 credits) Project Dissertation (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment of knowledge and understanding on this programme is through coursework and examinations. You will undertake laboratory and project work, write reports and present your findings.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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