University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Cyber Security Risk Management

The MSc Cyber Security Risk Management 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

Minimum upper second-class degree from a UK university, or equivalent overseas/professional qualification; applications assessed on individual merit.

Course modules

Principles of Risk Management;
Corporate Risk Management Processes; Cyber Crime;
Insecurity and the Dark Web; The Management of Corporate Security; Qualitative and Quantitative Research; Risk Taking and Decision Making; Foundations of Cyber Security; Information Systems Management and Strategy; Implementing Cyber Security; Quantitative Methods; Multivariate Statistics for Data Mining; Business Ethics; Project Risk Management; Insurance; Game Theory
for Business; Applied Cyber Security; Secure Systems


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

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

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