MSc Cyber Security Engineering

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    MSc 1 year full-time

Course Description

As organisations and government departments become increasingly reliant on virtual environments, cyber security has become an important part of day-to-day life. Solent University’s essential cyber security engineering conversion degree is well suited to students from a wide range of backgrounds, helping you to develop new skills and gain an advanced knowledge of computing, networking and information security.

Solent’s cyber security engineering master’s conversion degree will help equip students with the essential skills and knowledge to become cyber security specialists, learning how to tackle cybercrime and manage security systems.

As well as gaining a firm grounding in web and software development, students on this course will learn the necessary skills to become ethical hackers, penetrate test networks, and prevent and eradicate malware. Students will also develop their problem-solving skills and explore research methods.

Entry Requirements

Honours degree at 2:2 or higher in any discipline, or extensive industrial experience in this area.

  • Applicants should be able to show an interest in learning to code.
  • Qualifications equivalent to the above may also be considered – contact the University for further information.

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Programme Funding

Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria.

Student Destinations

Graduates from this course could consider roles in IT project management and security management.

The course comes to a close with students conducting their own research projects. This can be an excellent way to specialise knowledge, or act as a springboard for PhD study.

  • IT project management
  • Security management

Module Details

Core modules

  • Research Methods (15)
  • Professional Issues and Practice (15)
  • Computer Fundamentals (15)
  • Cyber Security Application (15)
  • Cyber Security Management (15)
  • Networking (15)
  • Security (15)
  • Web Technologies (15)
  • Dissertation (60)

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