Coventry University program


Develop a thorough understanding of the concepts and theory of cryptography.

This program is part of the MSc Cyber Security degree offered by Coventry University

Discover the ways cryptography secures communications and how attackers try to break it

You will have the chance to discover how cryptography has secured communications throughout history and how cryptanalysis has driven the development of ever more secure ciphers. The underlying mathematics will be illustrated along the way.

Symmetric and asymmetric cryptography will be investigated before moving on to modern cryptosystems underlying much of modern-day life on-line. As part of this program you will also explore the future of cryptography.


5 courses

Delivered by expert academics

Coventry secured 5 QS Stars for Teaching and Online Learning in the QS World University Ranking 2020 and has received No. 1 in the world for Massive Open Online Courses in MoocLab’s World University Ranking 2021.

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Supported by Institute of Coding

This program has been developed with the support of the Institute of Coding, a network of employers, universities, training providers and professional bodies working together to create the skills needed for the digital economy.

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