University of Kent
Information Security and Biometrics
This programme offers an advanced level of learning by providing you with a thorough understanding of the theories, concepts and techniques for the design, development and effective use of secure information systems. Graduates of this programme are then capable of adapting to changes in the field and of leading it in innovation. The MSc is designed for practitioners, professionals and graduates with an interest in information security, access control technologies, and application domains using biometric identification and verification systems.
A 2.2 or higher honours degree (or equivalent) in a subject with a strong IT component. We assess applicants on an individual basis, with professional experience taken into consideration.
Assessment is by a presentation and dissertation. The Research Methods and Project Design module is examined by several components of continuous assessment. The other modules are assessed by examinations and smaller components of continuous assessment.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,250 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 15,380 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 7,690 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 2,625 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Canterbury Campus||Canterbury||CT2 7NZ||South East|
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