University of Bradford

University of Bradford

Cyber Security

The main goal of this course is to prepare professionally trained graduates for industry. It has been designed to offer graduates the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of cyber security as a discipline. The focus within this programme on the principles, technologies and practices of cyber security helps students to gain the appropriate skills for future PhD studies and research careers as well as to become competent practitioners. The programme comprises particular developments in security with a firm base in academic research and also offers the opportunity for you to study selected topics in advanced computer science. Included in the programme is the opportunity to enhance industry relevant skills with study in ISO27001 Lead Implementer and Ethical Hacking. Therefore, you have the opportunity to gain additional qualifications in: Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer; and CEH v8 Ethical Hacking.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree (or above) in a relevant discipline from an approved degree awarding body; candidates who do not meet this requirement but have extensive industrial experience in a related area are considered on an individual basis. English language requirements: IELTS at 6.0 or the equivalent.

Course modules

Security, privacy and data protection; networks and protocols; foundations of cryptography ; internet security and protocols; advanced simulation modelling; artificial intelligence with applications; ethical hacking; iso27000 framework (isms); dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

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Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Office
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0800 073 1225