Manchester Metropolitan University

Project Management (Cyber Security)

Society's reliance on networked computers is as great as it's ever been, and continues to grow. With so much at stake, putting systematic defences in place has never been more important. Our MSc Project Management (Cyber Security) will give you combined technical and management skills to help you succeed in this rapidly changing sector. You will learn to manage the process which aims to design, implement and manage computer-based systems security, using software and networking technologies. It's one of our new project management courses - bringing vital management skills together with expertise in cyber security. So you'll start off studying the fundamental principles underlying the delivery of successful projects. From there, you'll specialise in computer forensics, computer security and computer network security. You'll look at the process and protocols used in secured systems, and explore both the technical and forensics aspects of implementing security management. Our teaching staff are professionals with a wide range of industry experience, from programming to engineering, and digital forensics to aerospace. With their help you'll become a specialist. You'll be ready for a senior management role in an exciting field with opportunities in virtually every sector.

Entry requirements

MSc: You'll need a good UK honours degree - at least a 2:2 - or the international equivalent, in a computing-related subject. We might also consider your application if you a have a different kind of computing qualification, together with substantial experience in a programming-focused role. English: IELTS 6.5 with reading 6.5 and writing 6.5, no-subset below 6.0. This applies to all non-English speaking nationals.

Course modules

Core Units: •Management of Projects Fundamentals •Management of Projects Professional Practice •Project Delivery 1: Project Scheduling, Finance and Resource Management •Project Delivery 2: Managing Risks, Quality and Benefits •Introduction to Computer Forensics •Introduction to Computer Security •Advanced Network Security •Individual Research Project


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site M15 6BH North West

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