The Northumbria University MSc in Cyber Security is delivered by QA staff in partnership with Northumbria. The programme provides students with a critical understanding of information governance and assurance along with technology risk management practices.
The two year part-time programme, developed by Northumbria’s highly qualified academics, gives students the skills to handle security incidents, identify new and existing threats and determine methods to minimise them.
Why choose Northumbria's MSc in Cyber Security?
- You will gain access to a network of academics, practitioners and experts in the field of information and cyber security from both Northumbria University and QA.
- You will be able to trial new approaches and processes in a safe environment, working on real world scenario and case studies.
- This master's programme will help you build your professional network and connect you to a talented peer group, which will help you refresh your own thinking and ideas.
- You will gain an internationally recognised postgraduate degree from Northumbria University which builds on your existing professional development and experience.
This master's programme will provide students with a critical understanding of information governance and assurance along with technology risk management practices.
Module 1 - Information Governance and Security
This module explores the governance, management and security principles that underpin the management of an organisation’s information assets.
Module 2 - Information Assurance & Risk Management
Students will gain in-depth knowledge of the processes used in assuring the security of information during use, sharing, storage, transmission and disposal.
Module 3 - Network Security
This module provides in-depth coverage of the fundamental concepts, principles and technologies for network security.
Module 4 - Ethical Hacking for Computer Security
Learners will develop a deep understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of ethical hacking.
Module 5 - Research and Project Management
Throughout the world of science, engineering, technology and business, the ability to pursue research is seen as a requisite for continued career progression in the appropriate subject discipline.
The module is designed to enable learners to examine a topic of direct relevance to this Master’s programme and to produce a research based dissertation around a chosen topic.
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