MSc

Cyber Security and Data Governance

The Master of Science Cyber Security and Data Governance is a one year postgraduate degree (or 18 months with work placement) that specialises in the fascinating and fast-evolving world of digital information. Data is the most powerful currency of the modern digital world, and making sure that it’s managed and protected is vital for every organisation across the globe. With this course you can enhance your knowledge and skillset in areas of data management and cyber security to advance your career in this fast-paced and exciting field.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s)

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Next start date

September 2020

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You can apply to study this course directly with The University of Law today.

 

You can rotate study between our UK and Berlin campuses, completing the course at your 'home' campus. Visa restrictions and study conditions apply.

Students completing an 18 month MSc (excluding the MBA) have the opportunity to apply to complete a work placement as part of their final module.

Content from Salesforce Trailhead and Amazon Web Services Educate are integrated in the course providing the latest technology skills demanded by employers.

Course Details

MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance

Our MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance focuses on a combination of technology, business and policy to give you a well-rounded insight into the vital ways in which information is collected, stored, communicated and protected. It’s an ideal choice if you have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of cyber security and data governance.

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

Course Structure

  • Fundamentals of Cyber Security (30 credits)
  • Applied Cyber Security (30 credits)
  • Data Management (30 credits)
  • Research Methods, Professional Development and Dissertation/Project (60 credits)

Choose one*:

  • Blockchain (30 credits)
  • Fintech (30 credits)
  • Procurement and SCM (30 credits)

*All elective modules are subject to availability

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Want to study in Berlin?

Get more information about this course and the GISMA campus in Berlin via their website.

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Course Start Dates

  • MSc Data Management and Cyber Security
    • Full-time: GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
  • MSc Data Management and Cyber Security
    • Full-time: GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
  • MSc Data Management and Cyber Security
    • Full-time: GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
  • MSc Data Management and Cyber Security
    • Full-time: GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
  • MSc Data Management and Cyber Security
    • Full-time: GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate

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Course Information

 

To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.

Please note: These documents are still being developed. Please check back at a later date to get a full breakdown of the dates for this course.

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You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.

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This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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Fees and Applying

 

You can apply for this course directly with the University, or GISMA if you’d like to study in Berlin.

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London campuses
£17,000 (UK/EU/International students)

Berlin campus
€16,000 (UK/EU/International students)

You could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan to study this course.

We offer a range of bursaries and awards available to students for the development of skills in the professional services sector.

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We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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