In 2011, it was estimated that the total cost of cyber crime to the UK was £27 bn. The major financial losses were associated with the theft of Intellectual Property and Industrial Espionage. Critical in the protection of an organisation’s infrastructure are the development of a computer security culture and the adoption of mature security standards/controls and technology.
Students completing this Computer Science with Security course will have an understanding of the fundamentals underpinning computing and its applications with a specialisation in the area of Security. You will be able to describe the operation of such software systems, apply the related principles into the implementation of properly engineered software, and understand the drivers for future trends.
This MSc will equip you with the computer and information security skills needed by any organisation. Those completing the MSc in Computer Science with Security course will definitely be more employable as computer securities become a priority.
A 2(ii) undergraduate Honours degree in Computer Science is required.
Applicants from overseas must in addition demonstrate competence in English to level IELTS 6.0 overall and no element under 5.5. An appopriate ELCOS (Bangor University English Language School) pre-sessional course may be taken to achieve the required English language level.