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MSc Data Management and Cyber Security


Award MSc Data Management and Cyber Security*
Locations London / Berlin
Duration
1 Year or 18 months with internship
Next Start January 2020
Course Fees
London: £17,000 (UK/EU/International)
  Berlin: €19,250 (UK/EU/International)
 

Further information on course fees

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This course focuses on a combination of technology, business and policy. It is ideal for students who have an interest in developing an in depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of data management and cyber security.

This course will equip students with the skills to manage and analyse an organisation's data assets and security measures, and provide an understanding of data management principles, practices and technologies.                  

Through our partnership with GISMA Business School, this course is also available to study in Berlin. For further details, visit www.gisma.com

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This Masters degree provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for those interested in switching to or progressing within a career in data management and cyber security within any industry.

COURSE CONTENT & STRUCTURE

Students will study for one year, which is divided into two semesters and the summer period for the dissertation. Students will study four modules, each worth 30 credits; and another module worth 60 credits, totalling 180 credits.

The course will cover the following core modules:

  • Cyber Security Frameworks (30)
  • Cyber Security Landscape (30)
  • Data Management (30)
  • Research Methods, Professional Development and Dissertation / Project (60)

In addition to the core modules, students will also be required to select one additional module from the following:

  • Emerging Technologies (30)
  • Blockchain (30)
  • Fintech (30)
  • Procurement and SCM (30)   

Students who graduate from this degree may consider the following options if they wish to continue their studies:

  • PhD
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Other professional accounting qualifications

Postgraduate Work Placements

To find out more about the postgraduate work placements available as part of this programme please see our Frequently Asked Question’s here

WHO TEACHES ON THIS COURSE?

Vinayak Ram is a Director at Protiviti and heads the cybersecurity practice for Protiviti in the UK. Vinayak is subject mater expert in cybersecurity and has extensive hands-on knowledge across the various domains in cybersecurity including penetration testing, security architecture and compliance frameworks. Vinayak has a global exposure to cybersecurity having worked in the US, UK, Middle East and South Asian geographies. Vinayak has a Master’s in Networked Systems from University of California, Irvine and a B.E in Telecommunications from the University of Mumbai, India. Vinayak also holds the CISA, CISM, PCI QSA and the CCSK certifications and is a regular speaker at several industry conferences.

Awards and Bursaries

We have a range of Bursaries and Awards available to provide financial support to this course. For more information please visit our Scholarships page.

HOW WILL YOU LEARN

ON CAMPUS STUDY

The programme is delivered in an interactive way with a real-world focus, preparing you for the dynamic business environment you will face after you graduate. Learning takes places both in and outside the classroom environment, traditional lectures and workshops are combined with a wealth of online resources to ensure that you get the most out of the programme. Face-to-face learning is supported by online resources, including the Financial Times, case studies, simulations, learning videos, reading materials, online testing and feedback. For each 30 credit module, there will be a three hour workshop.

Through our partnership with GISMA Business School, this course is available to study on campus in Berlin. Learning inside the classroom and beyond, this postgraduate degree has a real-world focus, preparing you for the dynamic business environment you will face after your graduation.

Traditional lectures and workshops are combined with a wealth of online resources to ensure that you get the most out of the programme. You will benefit from access to case studies, online testing, video content and more. You will also receive all core textbooks free of charge and will be supported by our Virtual Learning Environment, Elite.

Students will be assessed in a number of ways, including assignments, presentations and examinations.

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