Master of Science in Information Technology in United Kingdom

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Information Technology

The Master of Science, or MSc, is an academic degree awarded to those who effectively complete about two years of intensive study on a given topic. Many MSc courses offer a combination of classroom and research-based curriculum.

Information technology studies are created to provide students with technological skills and knowledge. They may explore how electronic data is created, processed and stored as well as topics such as security, hardware, software applications and artificial intelligence.

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 2019

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MSc Computing and Technology

Northumbria University London Campus
Campus Full time September 2019 United Kingdom London

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

Start dates: September, January, May

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

The MSc Computing and Technology programme is designed specifically to enable you to update, extend and deepen your knowledge in computing and IT and wider digital leadership and technology subjects, in order to enhance and accelerate your career opportunities. By completing the MSc in Computing and Technology you will be able to demonstrate capabilities in the areas of the Computing and Digital Technology subject discipline.

This Masters programme has been designed in consultation with partners from industry to ensure you learn up-to-date computing knowledge required by employers across the industry. Graduates from the programme will be equipped to work in a variety of careers in the IT industry or to progress to academic or research-orientated careers.... [-]


MSc Data Analytics and IT Security Management

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 18 - 60 months April 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... [-]


Information Management and Business Technology

Loughborough University School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years October 2019 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 2019 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 ... [-]

MSc in Cyber Security

University of Gloucestershire
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 semesters September 2019 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 Information Technology Management

Sheffield Hallam University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 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 in Cyber Security

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2019 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 Cyber Security

Swansea University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Swansea + 1 more

On the MSc in Cyber Security course at Swansea University, your studies will include themes including cryptography, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, the security and privacy of personal data, cyberterrorism, cybercrime and mobile security to name but a few. [+]

On the MSc in Cyber Security course at Swansea University, your studies will include themes including cryptography, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, the security and privacy of personal data, cyberterrorism, cybercrime and mobile security to name but a few. In this course, Swansea Computer Science takes a holistic and interdisciplinary approach, bringing together modules on diverse topics such as penetration testing, formal modelling, information security management, cryptography and AI in order to equip our students with a suitable mindset for a career in cybersecurity.

The department's cybersecurity lab provides the perfect backdrop for exploring the security landscape, allowing students and staff to carry out experiments in network security, mobile security, and to explore threats and defence mechanisms in the context of the Internet of Things.... [-]


MSc Cyber Security Engineering (CSE)

The University of Warwick, Warwick Manufacturing Group WMG
Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

The MSc in Cyber Security Engineering is designed for those wishing to develop a career as a cybersecurity professional. [+]

The MSc in Cyber Security Engineering is designed for those wishing to develop a career as a cybersecurity professional.

Why is Cyber Security important

Cyberspace comprises the network of digital devices, used to store, modify and communicate information. Our world is increasingly shaped by cyberspace. Opportunities for interaction are emerging in ways, only imagined by previous generations. As the influence of cyberspace in our lives continues to grow, so does the associated security risk. As organisations worldwide harness the opportunities of cyberspace, they create a huge demand for cybersecurity professionals. Cybersecurity professionals who can function at various strata within an organisation - server room, operations room, boardroom - you choose. Their task is beguilingly simple: enable the good and prevent the bad.... [-]


MSc in Cyber-secure Manufacturing

Cranfield University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years October 2019 United Kingdom Cranfield + 1 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.

Overview Start date: October Duration: One year full-time. Up to three years part-time Delivery: Taught modules 40%, Group project 20%, Individual project 40% Qualification: MSc Study type: Full-time/Part-time Campus: Cranfield campus Who is it for?

This course develops the expertise of graduates interested in pursuing careers in 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 in Internet Computing and Network Security

Loughborough University
Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 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 Cyber Security, Threat Intelligence and Forensics

University of Salford
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2019 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 Big Data Technologies

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years United Kingdom London

This course has been designed to enhance your professional abilities, and deepen your knowledge and understanding of emerging, state-of-the-art database technologies. It will equip you with the range of highly marketable, hands-on skills required in data modelling, and in designing, managing, monitoring and administering corporate database systems divisions, information centres and web-enabled database applications. [+]

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This course has been designed to enhance your professional abilities, and deepen your knowledge and understanding of emerging, state-of-the-art database technologies. It will equip you with the range of highly marketable, hands-on skills required in data modelling, and in designing, managing, monitoring and administering corporate database systems divisions, information centres and web-enabled database applications.

The course combines academic study with Oracle certification training, and you will be encouraged to take the associated Oracle exams and become an Oracle Certified Associate. It is suitable for recent graduates who wish to study for a higher qualification and/or gain relevant technical and professional skills in database systems. It's also a strong course for practitioners looking to enhance their professional abilities, develop their careers, and update their technical skills, knowledge and understanding of state-of-the-art and emerging technologies.... [-]


MSc in Cyber Security

UWL University of West London
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom London

Cyber security is a key issue in the provision of services, from the application layer through to the basic building blocks of computer and network systems. [+]

Overview

Cyber security is a key issue in the provision of services, from the application layer through to the basic building blocks of computer and network systems.

This masters degree course in Cyber Security is being offered by the School of Computing and Engineering and has been developed in response to a high demand for cyber security professionals with a systematic understanding of the principles and technologies underpinning today's IT systems.

The School of Computing and Engineering has partnered with leaders within the security industry to provide you with a course which will enable you to gain comprehensive knowledge and critical skills in computer security. This course will enable you to pursue a career as a cyber security professional in either the public or the private sector.... [-]


MSc Computer Security (DL)

Leeds Beckett University
Online Full time Part time 3 years September 2019 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.... [-]