University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Biometrics and Cybersecurity

Students study modern hardware and software methodologies that can be deployed to enhance security in current and emerging computer environments, including distributed web applications; they also develop their understanding of the legal and commercial framework surrounding computer security.

Entry requirements

2:2 Honours degree in electronics, computer engineering, computer technology or a closely-related discipline; students need to have studied relevant material to sufficient depth to benefit from research-based study; if English is not the 1st language IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required.

Course modules

Biometric imaging and signal processing; biometric systems and speech processing; digital rights management; distributed systems security; DSP and ASIC architectures and applications.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 540 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years
MSc Full-time - 16 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
01707 284800