Master of Science

MSc Cyber Security Management Online

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

The Master of Science Cyber Security Management - Online 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 MSc Cyber Security Management – Online can be studied full-time over one year or part-time over a two year period providing flexibility around your commitments.

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.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

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

Full requirements

Duration options

This course is available Full-Time (1 year) and Part-Time (2 years).

Next start date

October 2022

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94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2018/19 Graduate Outcomes data).

For added flexibility, this online course can be studied over 12 months or on a part-time basis over 21 months while still receiving the same quality teaching.

Course Details

MSc Cyber Security Management Online

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

This course is available Full-Time (1 year) and Part-Time (2 years). For Full-Time study mode students will complete 60 credits each semester and for Part-Time 30 credits each semester.

  • 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: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • MSc Cyber Security Management with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • MSc Cyber Security Management
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • MSc Cyber Security Management with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • MSc Cyber Security Management
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • MSc Cyber Security Management with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online

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You can also study this course at one of our campuses across the UK or in Berlin. If you’re looking for a more traditional university experience, why not consider studying on campus?

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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.

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£9,000 (UK/EU/International students) including £250 deposit.

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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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