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MSc Computer Science with Cyber Security

Advance your cyber security career as you gain crucial skills in security protocols to protect online assets. Learn how to save an organisation’s time, money, and reputation with this flexible online master’s degree.

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  • Level

    Masters Degree
  • Duration

    2 years
  • Language

    English
  • Total Tuition Fee

    £9,000

MSc Computer Science with Cyber Security

  • Masters Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 2 years

  • Total tuition fee

    £9,000

    Master cyber security strategies and digital forensics

    Do you want to become a vital aspect of any workforce? As the digital world continues to evolve, there is an increasing demand for cyber security professionals. This fully-online MSc will help you gain the sought-after cyber security skills employers are looking for.

    Delving into cyber security strategies, penetration testing, and digital forensics, you’ll learn how to harness technology and safeguard against unseen threats. You’ll also complete practical projects to ensure the safety of data and systems.

    Excel in your career with the University of Hertfordshire

    This online MSc gives you the flexibility to fit your studies with your current commitments.

    Guided by top educators, you’ll develop the expertise to fill the skills gap and start your rewarding career in cyber security.

    What skills will you learn?

    • Digital forensics
    • Information security management
    • Penetration testing
    • Cyber operations
    • Using AI
    • Data analysis

    To apply for this degree, you will need: • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar discipline at a level equivalent to a UK second-class honours degree. • International students, whose first language is not English, will need an IELTS score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band), or equivalent. • You’ll also be considered if you can demonstrate relevant work experience in a position equivalent to a graduate. This will need to be over a sustained period of time, typically 4 to 5 years.

    This online master’s in Computer Science with Cyber Security has been carefully curated to help you develop workplace-ready skills.

    Some of the topics you’ll cover: • Digital forensics • Cyber security • Operating systems and networks • Programming and program design

    You’ll also complete a research project to help you gain practical skills.

    MSc Computer Science with Cyber Security

  • Masters Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 2 years

  • Total tuition fee

    £9,000

    If you’d like to know more, please answer a few questions and University of Hertfordshire will get in touch with you with more information.

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    University of Hertfordshire

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