The Master of Science in Cyber Security is a 180 credit course
Duration: 12 months
FEES: 14 500 Euros (non-subject to VAT)
Full-time or part-time online
Retention rate in 2021: On going
Placement rate in 2021: On going
With the dramatic increase in high-profile cyber security incidents, the demand for highly skilled security professionals is growing significantly as businesses across the globe seek to protect their networks and data. Our MSc in Cyber Security provides you with a critical understanding of information governance and assurance, combined with technology risk management practices.
This MSc aims to deliver such a multi-disciplinary cyber security programme, primarily targeted as a broadening qualification for computer science graduates (or a closely related subject plus significant computing experience), and thus a bridge between an undergraduate degree and a career in cyber security. The modules which comprise this Masters degree cover state of the art techniques, technologies, and supporting tools, and expose students to their applications in meeting emerging cyber security challenges.
Applicants should be holders of either a relevant Bachelor’s degree or the Level 6 Diploma. Admission may also be granted to non-graduates with a minimum of three years’ work experience in the field of study or a related field.
All applicants should have the following English proficiency:
– Minimum English IELTS 6.5 or an approved equivalent. (Recommended English IELTS 6.5 level or an approved equivalent)
– Our internal english test (online)
Objectives of the Programme
|Name||ECTS Credits||Hours *|
|Foundations in Cyber Security||15||20 hours|
|Network Security||15||20 hours|
|Web Security||15||20 hours|
|Cyber Crime and Dark Web||15||20 hours|
|Risk Management||15||20 hours|
|Ethical Hacking||15||20 hours|
|Software Security||15||20 hours|
|Data Privacy||15||20 hours|
|Capstone Project / Research||45||40 hours|
* including lectures and self study and research
Sessions start every first Monday of each month.
The contract must be signed at least 15 days before the start of the session.
– Signature by the professor of the presence of the students and the professor.
– A diploma and/or certificate of achievement.
To be awarded an MSc, students must gain 180 credit points, that is, pass all 10 modules, each of which is equivalent to 15 credit points; studied in Semester 1 to 2.
To get your MSc a minimum grade of a C at each module.
Confirmation of the questions already answered on the application online.
Satisfaction rating at the end of the session.
Updated at 07/04/2022