College of Engineering and Technology

University of Derby

Cyber Security

This course focuses on developing knowledge and understanding so students can create a secure and effective information infrastructure. As well as covering established techniques, it covers new and innovative practices developed through the very latest research. Students will learn about both managerial and technical elements of information security, as well as enterprise level security. This includes risk management and compliance, and also concentrates on issues such as securing networks and system penetration testing.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

Modules include: advanced security protocols; enterprise security management; industrial; research practice; securing networks; security: attacks and countermeasures; studying at masters level and research methods; independent scholarship.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a mixture of coursework and examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 695 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 695 per Module (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,260 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 695 per Module (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 695 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 695 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 695 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 695 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 695 per Module (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus Derby DE22 1GB East Midlands

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