University of Derby
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The speed with which the internet and information sharing have developed has exceeded the pace of secure infrastructure development. As a result, individuals with proven information security knowledge are now in high demand. This course bridges the gap and helps to meet the growing need for suitably qualified information technology security professionals. You will develop your knowledge and understanding so that you can create a secure and effective information infrastructure for any organisation. As well as covering established techniques, you will explore new and innovative practices underpinned by the very latest research. You will learn about both the managerial and technical elements of information security and enterprise level security, including risk management and compliance, and you will concentrate on issues such as securing networks and system penetration testing.
Honours degree (2.2 or above); or equivalent qualifications / experience in a computing discipline. Students whose 1st language is not English should have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Modules: Advanced security protocols; enterprise security management; industrial; research practice; securing networks; security (attacks and countermeasures); studying at Master's level and research methods; independent scholarship.
Assessment is based on a mixture of coursework and examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 695 per Module (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,260 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 695 per Module (home fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Kedleston Road Campus||Derby||DE22 1GB||East Midlands|
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