Description

Do you want to be part of the next generation of cybercrime research and investigation experts? This MSc Cybercrime degree course will improve your technical, investigative and academic skills, pushing you to your career and study goals.

You’ll get the skills and knowledge necessary to meet the challenges of cybersecurity, carry out investigations and operate as a link between the police and technological forensic investigators. You’ll explore themes like the Dark Web, illegal file sharing and hacking, and get to grips with the challenges faced by criminal justice agencies, businesses and governments in the face of cybercrime.

You’ll also get to choose from Core Subjects like Criminology and Security Management, and Specialist Options including Online Governance and Regulation, depending on the career path you want to take.

Postgraduate Flexible Framework

This course is part of the MSc Criminal Justice Postgraduate Flexible Framework.

The Flexible Framework allows you to customise your postgraduate degree. The modules and subjects you choose will determine which award title you graduate with.

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Module Details:

Core modules in this year include:

  • Research Methods
  • Research Ethics

Fees

(2020 start) UK, EU, International, Channel Islands and Isle of Man students Full time: £9,000* Part time: £4,500 per year (90 credits)* Part time distance learning: £3,650 per year* International students Full time: £14,300* Part time: £7,150 per year (60 credits)* Part time distance learning: £3,650 per year*

Entry Requirements

Qualifications or experience

  • A second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Exceptionally, applicants with strong relevant criminal justice experience will be considered.

English language requirements

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

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