UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Information Security

This programme is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of information security and to convey practical engineering skills.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in computer science, electrical engineering or mathematics, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Relevant work experience may also be taken into account.

Course modules

Modules include: Computer security 1; introduction to cryptography; research in information security. Optional modules: distributed systems and security; people and security; applied cryptography; computer security 2; information security management; language based security; relevant options from other MSC degree programmes.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written examinations, presentations, vivas, tests, coursework, written reports, formal presentations and the research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,090 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 24,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,725 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 12,310 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 7937