Msc in Cyber Security

Kaplan - University of Liverpool Online, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

October 2021

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Total Course Fee

USD 25,020

Course Accredited By

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  • 30 Months
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 15% scholarship

Gain the specialist skills and techniques required to mitigate the increasing threat of cyberattacks through our focused master’s degree. 
This course is also available in Part Time Mode.

  • Achieving a high level of cyber security is one of the greatest challenges of modern society, and there is a significant skills shortage in this field. This programme will develop your technical and problem-solving skills to tackle the broad range of cyber security challenges that modern organisations face. 
  • You will learn how to research, design and implement robust cyber security measures while developing your theoretical understanding of the discipline. Throughout the programme you will create a professional development plan and produce an e-portfolio to demonstrate your understanding and experience across the topics you study. 
  • You will have access to an online development environment to practice and refine your new technical skills, which also contains all of the technologies and software you will need for the course – inclusive within your tuition fee.

Enrollment Cycles

  • October 2021
  • August 2022
  • All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If you want to discuss your previous qualifications and experience before applying, please contact us now via LiveChat.

Applicants should possess either: 

  • A degree in computer science or a closely related subject, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree, coupled with two years’ relevant IT professional experience; or
  • Professional work experience in IT or a related field and/or other prior qualifications, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • All applicants must provide evidence that they have an English language ability equivalent to an IELTS (academic) score of 6.5.
  • If you don’t have an IELTS or equivalent certificate, you can take our free online English test to assess your proficiency. You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree
  • You are required to complete 180 credits to achieve a full Master of Science (MSc)
  • Global Trends in Computer Science (15 credits)
  • Security Engineering and Compliance (15 credits)
  • Applied Cryptography (15 credits)
  • Cyber Crime Prevention and Protection (15 credits)
  • Cyber Forensics (15 credits)
  • Security Risk Management (15 credits)
  • Elective module: choose from
  • Deep Learning (15 credits) 
  • Machine Learning in Practice (15 credits) 
  • Multi-Agent Systems (15 credits) 
  • Natural Language Processing and Understanding (15 credits) 
  • Reasoning and Intelligent Systems (15 credits) 
  • Robotics (15 credits) 
  • Research Methods in Computer Science (15 credits)
  • Computer Science Capstone Project (60 credits)
  • MSc: £18,000 
  • These fees* are fully inclusive of all costs, including all teaching materials, core textbooks, assessments and resits.
  • Scholarships and discounts
  • In addition to the Executive Scholarship, you may also be able to benefit from the following scholarships and discounts:
  • Full payment discount
  • If you choose to pay for your postgraduate programme up-front, we will apply an additional 5% discount to your tuition fee.
  • Executive Scholarships 
  • Executive Scholarships of 15% are available for all Business and Management programmes including the MBA, for enrolments during the 2021/22 academic year. 
  • Regional Scholarships
  • Regional Scholarships of up to 15% are available for international students based overseas in eligible countries
  • Alumni discount 
  • University of Liverpool graduates going on to study an online master’s programme can benefit from a 10% discount on the tuition fees.

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