University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

Computing (Information Security)

In this programme, you will develop an understanding of the central importance of security throughout the design and implementation of computer systems and develop the skills to implement and evaluate computer security measures. You will gain an understanding of the threats to computer security and how to counter them, as well as knowledge of legislation relating to data protection and computer crime.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, or equivalent; comparable professional qualifications will be considered; a reasonable level of computer literacy is expected.

Course modules

Modules include: information security; e-business languages; information technology project management; professional practice in computing; network security; research methods for computing; computing placement project; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,725 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,725 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 10,750 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years
PgCert Full-time £ 2,215 per Whole course (home fees) 3 months
PgCert Part-time £ 2,215 per Whole course (home fees) 6 months
PgDip Full-time £ 4,430 per Whole course (home fees) 6 months
PgDip Part-time £ 4,430 per Whole course (home fees) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Park Campus Cheltenham GL50 2RH South West

Key information

Guidance and Recruitment Office
Telephone number: 
01242 714500