Master of Science in Information Technology in United Kingdom

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A Master of Science, or a Master’s degree in Science is an academic degree delivered by Universities in many countries. A Master of Science is a popular choice after completing a Bachelor’s degree.

A student studying information technology may take a variety of technology courses and explore themes such as artificial intelligence, programming, hardware and software. They may learn how to determine the technological needs of organizations and to implement the proper solutions.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

Top Master of Science Programs in Information Technology in United Kingdom 2018

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MSc Computer Science

Northumbria University London Campus
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom London

If you are looking for a hands-on, practical Masters degree, then look no further than our MSc Computer Science. [+]

Start dates: September, January, May

Tuition fees (2018/19): UK/EU: £7,995 International: £14,000

Businesses now rely on computing to succeed, and therefore on knowledgeable, skilled and passionate individuals able to manage such vital technology within their organisation. Studying the MSc Computer Science programme offers an excellent opportunity to learn the most up-to-date computing knowledge required by employers whilst also preparing you for a vast range of management roles.

This conversion course builds on your existing interest and knowledge of technology and prepares you for the many diverse and exciting career opportunities in this sector. The MSc has been designed in consultation with partners including Accenture and Hewlett-Packard, ensuring you graduate with the most up-to-date industry-relevant knowledge and skills.... [-]


MSc Information Technology Management

Sheffield Hallam University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Sheffield

The MSc Information Technology Management will enable you to get ahead in this ever-changing and expanding field. Our expert tutors help you to explore technology and its potential applications, using our cutting-edge facilities. The combination of practical and theoretical study will equip you with advanced knowledge and a solid grounding for your future career. You'll explore how IT contributes to a company’s competitive advantage, enabling them to innovate and grow. This course is not about pure computer science or business theory. Each module focuses on how the learning can be applied in real-world situations, enhancing your work-readiness. You'll graduate armed with the skills and knowledge you need to launch or further develop a successful career in the IT industry. [+]

MSc Information Technology Management

This course will enable you to apply real-world business and management knowledge to Information Technology issues and challenges, preparing you for a career in the IT industry.

Combine practical IT training with applied business management theory Learn to develop, design and manage IT systems and technologies Understand and explore the potential applications of new and emerging technologies Apply your skills and knowledge to real-world commercial scenarios Develop academic and professional skills that will equip you for the global business industry Graduate as a competent, capable and employable IT and business management specialist

The MSc Information Technology Management will enable you to get ahead in this ever-changing and expanding field. Our expert tutors help you to explore technology and its potential applications, using our cutting-edge facilities.... [-]


MSc Data Analytics and IT Security Management

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 18 - 60 months January 2019 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

With cyber-crime keeping up with the rapid development of technology, there is a growing need for cybersecurity specialists who know how to read and analyse data in order to protect business information and reputation from risks, threats, and crises. [+]

With cyber-crime keeping up with the rapid development of technology, there is a growing need for cybersecurity specialists who know how to read and analyse data in order to protect business information and reputation from risks, threats, and crises. In this programme, you will recognize the importance of data within the changing IT security landscape.

You will consider the evolving field of technology and the security risks that come with it, learning how data can be manipulated to result in strategy-driven decisions.

Course Requirements

A bachelor's degree or diploma equivalent to a UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2). If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above... [-]


MSc in Big Data Analytics

University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Online Part time 58 weeks August 2018 United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

The University of Liverpool Online MSc in Big Data Analytics is designed to provide you with the skills to capitalise on the potential of big data and analytics to transform business decision-making and planning. [+]

Unlock the potential of big data to transform business decision-making and planning with this fully online MSc in Big Data Analytics. Develop specialist expertise in a sought-after field as you interact with international IT professionals across a cloud-based server platform, exploring the latest advances, including computer visualisation, distributed and replicated storage, and software-based networking. Graduate with the confidence and ability to deploy data-driven solutions for competitive advantage.

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General admission criteria

In keeping with its standing as a high-ranking institution, the University of Liverpool sets high standards for applicants to its online postgraduate programmes.... [-]


Information Management and Business Technology

Loughborough University School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough + 1 more

Developed with industry and commercially relevant, this programme aims to produce graduates who have acquired an understanding of the professional, managerial and technical dimensions of information management and business technology. [+]

Developed alongside industry to be commercially relevant, our specialist programme is designed to produce graduates who understand the professional, managerial and technical dimensions of information management and business technology.

There is currently a shortage of hybrid managers within the industry and this programme has been developed specifically to address this gap.

As a student, you will benefit not only from our renowned academic lecturers and state-of-the-art facilities but also from a range of additional opportunities including industry speakers from companies such as BT, IBM and SAP.

Graduates of this course are equipped with the core skills required to obtain a first professional post in the sector, as well as the learning and leadership skills needed for professional development beyond that.... [-]


MSc Information Technology

Birkbeck, University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme covers practical aspects of information systems development, modern management topics and professionalism in IT. If you already have experience of working in the IT industry, the programme aims to provide opportunities for broadening and deepening your knowledge and skills. [+]

This programme covers practical aspects of information systems development, modern management topics and professionalism in IT. If you already have experience of working in the IT industry, the programme aims to provide opportunities for broadening and deepening your knowledge and skills. If you do not have previous experience, the programme aims to provide a platform for a career in the IT industry.

You will gain an advanced level of understanding of computers, computing, software development, and how to design and implement software systems. The programme also covers the use of information systems in organisations and the management of IT and information systems.

Why study this course at Birkbeck? Provides graduates who have a first degree in a subject other than computing with knowledge of information systems, computing and management of IT. Gain an in-depth knowledge of problem analysis, evaluation of technology options, systems development, technology-driven organisational change and technology-based innovation. Develop foundations for continuing on to an MPhil/PhD programme in information systems or technology management. You will have 24-hour access to several laboratories of networked PCs with a range of language compilers, database and other application software. We are connected, via the SuperJANET network, to the computers of other academic institutions in London, elsewhere in the UK and abroad. Careers and employability ... [-]

Master in Cyber Security and Management (CSM)

The University of Warwick, Warwick Manufacturing Group WMG
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Coventry

The MSc in Cyber Security and Management is designed for those wishing to develop a career as a cybersecurity professional or to take a leading technical or managerial role in an organisation [+]

The MSc in Cyber Security and Management is designed for those wishing to develop a career as a cybersecurity professional, or to take a leading technical or managerial role in an organisation critically dependent upon data and information communication technology. It is suitable for those from a computer science or information technology education background or courses with a significant component of either. Work experience will also be considered.

Delivering effective cybersecurity in a global business environment

In 2010, the UK government announced a 650 million pound investment strategy into Cyber Security & declared that Cyber-Security had become a ‘tier 1’ priority alongside international terrorism and major national incidents. The UK is one of many governments around the world which recognize the serious nature of the threat that is emerging from the cyber-sphere. Our goal for the MSc programme is to give focus to the strategic deployment and implementation of Cyber Security within an organization. We want to develop strategic thinkers who understand the Cyber threat to an organization and its resources and are able to build and support secure systems that support the strategic growth of a business. The course covers all aspects of Cyber Security including network security, computer security and information security. Alongside this, the course focuses on the business context so that students can progress their careers more rapidly through organisations and aim very particularly at management positions.... [-]


MSc in Cyber Security

University of Gloucestershire
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 semesters September 2018 United Kingdom Cheltenham + 1 more

Risks emerging from the cyber-sphere are a global and national concern, so studies in cybersecurity are critical in the industry and government. The MSc in Cyber Security gives focus to the strategic deployment and implementation of cybersecurity strategies. [+]

Risks emerging from the cyber-sphere are a global and national concern, so studies in cybersecurity are critical in the industry and government. The MSc in Cyber Security gives focus to the strategic deployment and implementation of cybersecurity strategies.

This course is designed for those wishing to develop or advance a career as a cybersecurity professional, or those seeking to take a leading technical or managerial role in an organisation that is critically dependent on data and information communication technology. The programme is suitable for those from a computer science or information technology education background, or those with no formal studies in computer science but who can demonstrate significant interest in cybersecurity.... [-]


MSc in Cyber Security

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

The course aims to provide students with the skills to design, implement and manage computer-based systems security, using software and networking technologies. This title also includes the basic, key elements of forensic computing: forensics and the legal and ethical issues involved in any digital investigation. [+]

Overview

The course aims to provide students with the skills to design, implement and manage computer-based systems security, using software and networking technologies. This title also includes the basic, key elements of forensic computing: forensics and the legal and ethical issues involved in any digital investigation.

Students will gain a broad understanding of the different levels of computer and network security together with the basic phases of a forensic investigation and of computing in general. They will examine wireless communication systems; networks; operating systems and interfacing socket programming; servers and their security implications; and the planning and implementation of network security management, including security, risk analysis and disaster recovery planning.... [-]


MSc in Internet Computing and Network Security

Loughborough University
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

Focusing on all aspects of what is relevant to future network experts, our Internet Security and Network Computing MSc provides a view on network architecture, protocols, security, performance, modelling, simulation and programming, as well as wireless networks. [+]

Focusing on all aspects of what is relevant to future network experts, our Internet Security and Network Computing MSc provides a view on network architecture, protocols, security, performance, modeling, simulation and programming, as well as wireless networks.

The internet forms a paradigm shift in the way the world operates and communicates. This has huge significance for the future, and a solid understanding of internet technology can lead on to an ever-increasing variety of stimulating careers.

At Loughborough University, our department of Computer Science has a reputation for innovative research and industry engagement, with leading UK and international companies providing regular input to curriculum development, career advice and additional teaching resources - ensuring what we teach is geared to meet the challenges of this rapidly evolving science. The department has a dynamic, active and internationally renowned research culture with academic staff and researchers currently researching all aspects of networking and communications from mathematical theory to the creation and operation of networked systems.... [-]


MSc in Computer Networks with Security

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 1 year United Kingdom London

The MSc in Computer Networks with Security aims to produce postgraduates with an advanced understanding of modern networks with the integrated need of security. The course aims to prepare the student with specialist knowledge and skillset in key areas such as threat analysis, network security systems, cryptography, cybersecurity, penetration testing, wireless security and information security. Students will develop skills to critically evaluate the threats and vulnerabilities of network systems and to implement and integrate security strategies. They will also be able to develop the ability to critically evaluate and implement principles and practices used in modern day cryptography used to secure data and communication in computer network systems. [+]

Today there are high-level tools easily available to perform sophisticated attacks on computer and network systems. As a result, computer network security is a very important consideration in every organisation using computer networks. Without proper implementation, businesses could suffer financial losses. There are excellent opportunities in this area with excellent rewards. At present, there are skills shortages globally in some areas of security which is an indicator of the demand for highly skilled security professionals.

The MSc in Computer Networks with Security aims to produce postgraduates with an advanced understanding of modern networks with the integrated need of security. The course aims to prepare the student with specialist knowledge and skillset in key areas such as threat analysis, network security systems, cryptography, cybersecurity, penetration testing, wireless security and information security. Students will develop skills to critically evaluate the threats and vulnerabilities of network systems and to implement and integrate security strategies. They will also be able to develop the ability to critically evaluate and implement principles and practices used in modern day cryptography used to secure data and communication in computer network systems. There will be an opportunity to explore current security tools used in penetration testing and get hands-on experience at configuring enterprise-level security appliances such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPNs.... [-]


MSc Cyber Security, Threat Intelligence and Forensics

University of Salford
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This course builds on your previous knowledge of computer science and Information Technology (IT) and aims to provide you with an in-depth specialism in the fields of cybersecurity, cyber threat intelligence and digital forensics. You will gain advanced and in-depth knowledge of penetration testing, cyber forensics, malware reverse engineering and software vulnerability and will exploit research using a very hands-on approach. [+]

In Brief: You will developpractical and real-world skills in all major areas of cyber security, cyber forensics, cyber warfare and cyber threat intelligence to fight against Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) You will prepare yourself to obtain professional security certifications such as CISSP and CCFP You will be among the most employable people on the planet! Part-time study option International students can apply Course Summary

This course builds on your previous knowledge of computer science and Information Technology (IT) and aims to provide you with an in-depth specialism in the fields of cybersecurity, cyber threat intelligence and digital forensics. You will gain advanced and in-depth knowledge of penetration testing, cyber forensics, malware reverse engineering and software vulnerability and will exploit research using a very hands-on approach. You will gain practical and real-world skills in all major areas of cyber security including penetration testing, digital forensics, cyber warfare and threat intelligence. Moreover, you will learn how to apply your skills in analysis, testing and maintenance of software systems or enterprise networks from a cybersecurity perspective. ... [-]


MSc in Cyber-secure Manufacturing

Cranfield University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years October 2018 United Kingdom Swindon Cranfield + 2 more

Developed in response to growing threats posed by Industry 4.0 and the development of Smart Factories. This course has been developed for manufacturing engineers/managers to help protect manufacturing systems and machines against cyber threats. [+]

Developed in response to growing threats posed by Industry 4.0 and the development of Smart Factories. This course has been developed for manufacturing engineers/managers to help protect manufacturing systems and machines against cyber threats.

Who is it for?

This course develops the expertise of graduates interested in pursuing careers tackling cybersecurity challenges and technologies in manufacturing.

Why this course?

Developed with academics and industry from manufacturing and the defence and security sector to address the current career demand in the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity it combines Cranfield's long-standing expertise for delivering high-quality Masters programmes in the manufacturing, and security and defence sectors.... [-]


MSc Computer Security (DL)

Leeds Beckett University
Online Full time Part time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

Interest in computer security is booming. From whistle-blower, Edward Snowden to the NHS ransomware attack, the increase in cybercrime has led to a strong demand for security experts in this area. This online course will teach you how to protect and safeguard the information stored on digital devices around the world. [+]

Course details

Interest in computer security is booming. From whistle-blower, Edward Snowden to the NHS ransomware attack, the increase in cybercrime has led to a strong demand for security experts in this area. This online course will teach you how to protect and safeguard the information stored on digital devices around the world.

With an in-depth focus on penetration testing and the implementation of defensive measures, your course will enhance your existing computing knowledge and develop your security expertise. We will teach you how to break systems in order to tighten their security and stop others from breaking into them, and you will develop new methods to protect a company's security.... [-]


MSc in Advanced Networking

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 3 - 7 years Open Enrollment United Kingdom Milton Keynes + 1 more

This MSc course is ideal for professionals needing knowledge and experience of advanced networking and research methods and is also an excellent basis for further studies at doctoral level. [+]

This MSc course is ideal for professionals needing knowledge and experience of advanced networking and research methods and is also an excellent basis for further studies at doctoral level.

It consists of four professional vocational modules, which include Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) materials, and either a final research project or a professional project combined with the study of digital forensics – drawing together the knowledge and skills you have gained and developing the skills required to address problems systematically.

Key features of the course Offers a choice of research or professional routes Develops your skill set with the largest Cisco Networking Academy in the UK Draws on the latest CCNP, CISSP and CCNA-S curriculum Provides the knowledge, understanding, and skills needed to install, configure and maintain local and wide area networks Includes hands-on experience with using online tools and configuring networks. Entry requirements ... [-]