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Key information
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

DATA SOURCE : HOTCOURSES

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Internet Security Systems

Course type

Taught

Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

This innovative programme is at the forefront of technical advances in cutting-edge technologies such as cryptography‌, computer forensics, malware and intelligent information systems. You will be taught entirely at our Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT), the UK’s largest cyber security research lab. This is an applied course, very industry-focused, to prepare you for a technical leadership role. Our block-mode timetable is ideally suited for anyone in full-time employment who wants to enhance their career prospects through part-time study. The aim of the programme is to offer a multi-disciplinary education in cyber security that prepares graduates for employment in technical development, cyber risk analysis, managerial positions such as Chief Information Security Officer, entrepreneurial endeavours, or as preparation for further research. Our graduates have found that holding a prestigious MSc qualification from Queen’s, at one of the UK’s top engineering Schools, have significantly enhanced their job opportunities and employment prospects. With demand for cyber security experts growing at 12 times the rate of the overall job market, students can expect their career prospects to be enhanced significantly after graduation.

Different course options
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

Full time | Queen's University Belfast | 1 year | SEP-17

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-17

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course.

Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course

£19,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, February 2017.

Students should normally have a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, Mathematics with Computer Science, Physics with Computer Science or a related discipline. Applicants who hold a 2.2 Honours degree and a Master’s degree (or equivalent qualifications acceptable to the University) in one of the above disciplines will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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