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Operational Cyber Security, MSc

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Full time | University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus) | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Internet Security Systems

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

If you're interested in cyber security but don’t have a formal background in computing, this online master’s course in operational cyber security is the ideal option.

This Master's course in Operational Cyber Security is aimed at graduates with non-computing backgrounds. It provides a firm grounding in a broad range of IT skills and cyber security related subjects. You'll learn to locate, extract and analyse data from multiple sources, and to use suitable cyber security tools. You'll develop skills in managing risk, penetration testing, and cryptography. With this, you will come to understand more about network protocols and the role of industry standards for security.

This is an online blended-learning course, which can be studied full-time over one year, or part-time over two years. Graduates will be qualified to seek careers in computer auditing, penetration testing, security analysis, e-discovery analysis, and other fields.

Careers and placements

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

Graduates from this course will be qualified to seek careers in computer auditing, penetration testing, security analysis, e-discovery analysis, and other fields.

Do you provide employability services?

Our services are designed to help you achieve your potential and support your transition towards a rewarding graduate career.

The Employability and Careers Service provides support when you are preparing to apply for placements and graduate roles. It includes CV clinics, mock interviews and employability skills workshops.

Each School also has its own Employability Officer, who works closely with the industry and will provide specific opportunities relevant to your own course.

Modules

The aim of this module is to provide the student with a clear understanding of the importance of IT auditing in the context of a modern networked environment. This course will cover many aspects of IT security auditing based around recognised standards e.g. ISO27001/2. This course will prove useful to IT security professionals currently working in medium and large organisations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should have: A good first degree (equivalent UK 2:2 or higher) in any numerate non-computing subject. Applications would be welcomed from students with any numerate degree from a science background, or a Law or business degree. Mature applicants and applicants with alternative qualifications will be considered on an individual basis by the Programme Leader and Admissions Tutor.

Department profile

Undertaking your postgraduate degree at the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences is your opportunity to study at one of London’s most beautiful campuses, based on the banks of the River Thames. We cover a range of academic disciplines across four very distinct schools....more

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