University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Cyber Security Risk Management

The programme is designed to provide training and education in the application of the concepts, techniques, methods and approaches of cyber security and risk management in practical organisational contexts. The programme aims to deliver a multi-disciplinary programme, primarily aimed at business school graduates, but also as a course that may appeal to suitable graduates from other disciplines such as economics, computer science, engineering, psychology, law and related areas.

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree in cyber security risk management from a UK university or equivalent overseas or professional qualification.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Principles of risk management; corporate risk management processes; the management of corporate security; qualitative and quantitative research; risk taking and decision making; foundations of cyber security (ECS). Optional modules: quantitative methods; multivariate statistics for data mining; business ethics; project risk management; insurance; game theory; applied cyber security (ECS); secure systems (ECS).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Business and Law
Telephone number: 
023 8059 4393