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University of Salford

Information Security

This course offers modules that cover security technologies, incident response and digital investigations, network security implementations and information security from a management perspective. It has the support of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.2 degree or equivalent in a computing discipline, or in a subject such as information technology or business information systems. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. Students whose 1st language is not English will require evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Modules include: Information security management; information security technologies; information security in practice; research methods, development and project management; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on project work and case studies (100 per cent).

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,217 per Credit (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,868 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,868 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,435 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,868 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,868 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,868 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (Scotland) 18 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (Wales) 18 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (EU) 18 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (England) 18 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,217 per Credit (International) 18 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,228 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,700 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,228 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,228 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,228 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (EU) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (England) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,217 per Credit (International) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 934 per Credit (Wales) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 295 4545