/MSc Cyber Security
Provided by: Manchester Metropolitan University
Course Area: North West
Course Type: Masters (taught)
Start date: 20200914
End date: 20210831
Subjects: Cryptography, Cyber Security, Networks, Networks and Security, Project
Who is this course for
The advanced skills and understanding you’ll develop on our MSc course can take you into cybersecurity roles across a range of industries, in both the public and private sectors. You could apply for jobs like information security specialist, software engineer for information security, ethical hacker, security designer or security tester, to name a few.
Your masters could also provide a foundation for further studies – going on to do a PhD –whether staying on at Manchester Met or going elsewhere.
You’ll have the specialist support of our careers service from day one, and for three years after you leave us. Between the services available through the School of Computing, Mathematics and Digital Technology and the University’s Career Service, you’ll have access to everything from employer events and careers fair to employability skills workshops and dedicated advisors.
What will I learn
You’ll study five core units, covering areas like Advanced Network Security, Cryptography and Encryption, and Computer Forensics and Security. You’ll then move on to tackle an in-depth masters project.
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This course can be taught full-time over 1 year, or part-time 2 years. If taught full-time all units will be taken within 1 year.
In your Masters year, you will study:
- Introduction to Computer Forensics and Security
- Advanced Network Security
- Cryptography and Encryption
- Advanced Computer Networks and Operating Systems
- Masters Project