University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Information Security

This course provides a grounding in professional software development, together with experience of developing a project proposal and conducting a development project.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA 3.0 or equivalent) with computing as a major subject.

Course modules

Core courses: Cyber security; human-centred security; professional skills and issues; research methods and techniques; safety critical systems; trends in information security; Masters team project.
Optional courses: Advanced networking and communications; advanced operating systems; algorithmics; artificial intelligence; big data: sytems, programming and management; component-based software engineering; computer architecture; computer vision methods and applications; constraint programming; distributed algorithms and systems; enterprise computing; functional programming; human computer interaction; human computer interaction: design and evaluation; information retrieval; internet technology; IT architecture; machine learning; mobile human computer interaction; modeling reactive systems.

Assessment methods

Major project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,067 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,267 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,533 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,133 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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