University of London International Programmes

University of London International Programmes

Information Security

The field of Information Security is the study of countermeasures to the threat of information infrastructure failure to ensure the security of electronic information; it embraces a range of technologies such as cryptography, computer security, and fraud detection, and also includes the study of how security can best be managed.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree or the equivalent, from an institution acceptable to the university in a relevant discipline including, but not restricted to: computer science, electronics, information systems and mathematics; mature students with industrial experience are considered and are encouraged to apply; a high level of English competence.

Course modules

Modules include: Security management; an introduction to cryptography and security mechanisms; network security; computer security. Optional modules: secure electronic commerce and other applications; standards and evaluation; advanced cryptography; computer crime; project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning £ 14,265 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MSc Distance learning £ 14,265 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning £ 11,000 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning £ 11,000 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

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