Coventry University program

Resilience, Security & Emerging Technologies

Go beyond traditional cyber security to examine the complex threats and opportunities shaping organisations at a global level.

This program is part of the MSc Emergency Management and Resilience and MSc Disaster Management and Resilience degrees offered by Coventry University

Study vulnerability in complex technological systems and networks

This program examines in detail today’s technology-dependent organisations and the factors that drive and influence security and resilience in such complex and integrated systems.

On this program, you’ll investigate vulnerabilities, risk and security challenges at an organisational, national and transnational level, going beyond the traditional cyber security purview to look at the demands on wider interconnected systems across critical infrastructure and city resilience, existential threats and global risks.


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.

Please note that the staff described in the 'Who will you learn with?' section below may be subject to change.

  • Coventry University

Who will you learn with?

Ast. professor and practitioner in crisis management, risk, BCM, security and resilience. A recipient of 3 awards having worked across 49 countries.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, you should be able to:

  • Conceptualise views and models of security and resilience and issues around safety and sustainability in an organisational context and beyond

  • Analyse approaches to evaluating emerging risks and opportunities

  • Evaluate approaches to security and resilience in an organisational and trans/national context

  • Understand challenges around secure and resilient futures in the wider context of technological development and innovation

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