Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Computer and Information Security

Computer and information security is a vital issue in today's IT environment. This programme will provide you with the necessary skills to understand and apply specialised security knowledge in the identification and resolution of IT security threats facing modern organisations. Develop a rounded view of key security domain topics such as security management and computer forensics, and gain the hands-on skills to confidently implement, configure and manage the tools you'll face in practice.

Entry requirements

A good first degree in computing or a computing-related discipline. A lower degree classification may be considered if you can demonstrate a significant level of experience in the security area, with competence in computer programming. Professional experience may also be taken into consideration.

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is 6.5.

Course modules

Core modules: Digital Forensic Investigation, Information Security Management and Governance, Secure Systems Architectures and Mechanisms, Professional and Research Skills with Entrepreneurship, MSc Project (September), Intrusion Analysis and Incident Management, Network Security and Penetration Testing and Masters Stage 1 Placement Preparation. Optional modules include: Computing Masters Industrial Placement.

The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,660 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,660 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858