Master of Science

MSc Cyber Security Management

Are you looking to advance your career in one of the fastest growing and most in-demand global sectors?

This one-year postgraduate degree is designed to equip business professionals with a deep understanding of the core aspects of cyber security in our current, rapidly-evolving, technological landscape. In particular this programme will provide the skills and understanding for career development in cyber security or data science management or any managerial role where assessment of risk and analysis of data plays a significant role. If you are looking to advance your career in these areas, this is the course for you.

The course is also available to study online both full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 years). Visit MSc Cyber Security Management Online

The first intake of this course is October 2022. If you’re looking to commence your studies sooner, take a look at our MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance.

Optional Placement Year*
New from October 2022 – all Master’s courses will have an optional Placement Year to gain significant skills to enhance your employability.

Why study with us?

  • 94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2018/19 Graduate Outcomes data). Contains HESA Data © HESA 2021 (www.hesa.ac.uk)
  • Practical courses delivered by experienced teachers and specialists with industry expertise to boost your employability
  • Focused learning - smaller class sizes mean friendly, personalised teaching, greater interaction and that your views will be heard
  • Check out how we can support your fees through scholarships and bursaries
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Key Facts

Entry requirements

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

Full requirements

Next start date

October 2022

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Course Details

MSc Cyber Security Management

Our Master of Science Cyber Security Management has a practical approach focusing on how theoretical concepts are applied in real-world industry situations. With a strong focus on employability, students completing this course will learn key cyber security strategies and concepts alongside the skills and understanding required to become strong and effective managers in a data-rich environment

This course emphasises the practical application of cyber security concepts to solve problems and focuses on providing insight into how cyber security is implemented, managed and governed by organisations today. Structured with a significant emphasis on meeting professional and business development needs, this programme enables professionals and graduates to develop as managers and leaders. Students graduating from this course will be well prepared to take their career to a senior level in the fields of data management and cyber security.

Placement Year*
Choose to study the optional Placement Year for the opportunity to gain significant practical skills and elevate your career. Employers are looking for graduates with a business-ready mind set; this entails an understanding of business ethics and values, self-awareness, mental flexibility and openness, resilience, and a commitment to lifelong learning.

So how does it work?
Having completed the first year of studies, the second year will be spent on placement in employment. Whilst you will be responsible for finding your own placement, you will be fully supported by a Placement Tutor and our dedicated Business Employability Team. Throughout the year, you will receive monthly coaching from a Placement Tutor to help accelerate skills development and self-awareness within a work environment, complementing the knowledge gained from our academic courses, for a minimum of 30 weeks. You will be given the opportunity to transfer to the placement version of your MSc within a period during your first year of studies.

Our placement year courses are open to everyone including international students, who can contact our International office for specific advice and guidance.

*Subject to academic approval

Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.

Course Structure

  • Global Business Strategy (15 credits)
  • Innovation Management in a Digital Age (15 credits)
  • Success Through Business Ethics (15 credits)
  • Cyber Security for Business (15 credits)
  • Cyber Security Management & Compliance (15 credits)
  • Data Security (15 credits)
  • Data Design Management (15 credits)
  • Responsibility of Directors (15 credits)
  • Network & Cloud Management (15 credits)
  • Business Project (45 credits)
  • Professional Development (non-credit bearing)

Course Start Dates

  • MSc Cyber Security Management
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
    • Part-time: Birmingham and London Moorgate
  • MSc Cyber Security Management with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
    • Part-time: Birmingham and London Moorgate
  • MSc Cyber Security Management
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
    • Part-time: Birmingham and London Moorgate
  • MSc Cyber Security Management with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
    • Part-time: Birmingham and London Moorgate
  • MSc Cyber Security Management
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
    • Part-time: Birmingham and London Moorgate
  • MSc Cyber Security Management with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
    • Part-time: Birmingham and London Moorgate

Online

Study MSc Cyber Security Management Online starting October 2022, February 2023 or June 2023

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Study Online

You can also study this course 100% online.

The online version of this course covers the same content as the on campus version, while still offering you the same high level of professional tutor support. The only difference is that you can study when, where and how you want, over a variety of different course lengths.

If you’re looking for true flexibility in your studies, why not consider our online study option?

MSc Cyber Security Management Online ➔

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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.

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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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We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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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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UK Campuses
UK students: £10,000 (London Moorgate campus), £9,000 (non-London campuses)
International students: £14,000 (London Moorgate campus), £12,000 (non-London campuses)

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

All fees include a £250 deposit.

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

We offer a range of Scholarships and Bursaries to UK and International students to support access to this course.

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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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