Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Internet and Security

This course provides an overview of information security related issues including; risk and risk management; people and physical security; network and computer security and secure programming; the course builds and combines technical excellence in internet implementation with specialist computer security knowledge.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in computer science or computing related subject which includes knowledge of programming skills in Java, C++ or similar; applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications may also be considered; international students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing) or TOEFL iBT 83 (with minimum reading:18, listening:17, speaking: 20, writing: 17); other English language qualifications may be taken into consideration.

Course modules

Modules include: advanced software engineering; internet programming; introduction to information security; computer security; network security; research methods; major project.

Assessment methods

Laboratory/workshops are used to develop a number of practical and problem solving skills; a typical assessment is a practical assignment where the student's achievement is presented via a coursework report and viva or demonstration/presentation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,510 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement £ 2,550 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,760 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

Key information

School of Science and Technology Admissions
Telephone number: 
0115 848 8351