Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Applied Cyber Security

The MSc Applied Cyber Security aims to develop the next generation of industry leaders and address the shortage of cyber security professionals globally. The emphasis of the programme is to provide graduates with a comprehensive understanding of the cyber security challenges facing industry and society, and equipping them with the skills necessary to address those challenges. The programme provides a strong education in the core areas of cyber security and offers applied practical skills training in key software tools and programs. Our MSc is one of an elite number of UK master's degrees in cyber security to achieve GCHQ Certification.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, Mathematics with Computer Science, Physics with Computer Science or a related discipline. All applicants will be expected to have mathematical ability and significant programming experience as evidenced either through the content of their primary degree or through another appropriate formal qualification. Applicants with non-standard qualifications may be considered on an individual basis. International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.0, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 19,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years

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