/MSc Cyber Security
Provided by: Swansea University
Course Area: Wales
Course Type: Masters (taught)
Start date: 01/10/2021
End date: 31/10/2022
Subjects: Blockchain, Cryptography, Cyber Security, Ethical Hacking, Internet of Things, Networks and Security
Who is this course for
This course is for anyone holding an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related area, who is interested in gaining up-to-date knowledge and skills in Cyber Security
What will I learn
You will first undertake a series of eight 15-credit modules, a number of which will be compulsory and others you will choose yourself. These will give you a broad foundation and a holistic view on the growing field of cyber security. Modules include: cryptography and network security; penetration testing; information security management; embedded systems; modelling and verification techniques; web application development; blockchain, cryptocurrencies and smart contracts; and AI and cyber security.
During the final four months of the programme, you will carry out a 60-credit cyber security research project involving the use and exploration of cutting edge techniques for specifying, developing, verifying and accessing systems against security criteria.
Over the course of this programme, you will be taught and mentored by staff from internationally renowned research groups. Their knowledge of constant developments in computer science helps to keep your learning fresh and relevant to the wider industry, and you will benefit from our range of industrial partners and world-leading research expertise.Visit this course