Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

IT Security

This course provides a broad education in the area of computer and internet security, combining both technical and managerial aspects. The programme will also allow students to design and evaluate computer forensics investigations within an organisation.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (2.2 minimum) or equivalent in computer science or computing related subject; applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English require 6.5 with minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Course modules

Modules include: information security management; computer forensics; computer security; internet programming; network and cloud security; research methods; major project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: research project; vivas and demonstrations; written assignments; case studies; oral presentations; coursework reports.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 - 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2018 - 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2018 - 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement January 2018 - 2 years

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