Criminology (Cybercrime and Cybersecurity) MScUniversity of Surrey
Criminology (Cybercrime and Cybersecurity) MSc
In a world where information technology is rapidly evolving and our dependence upon it continually increasing, the growth of cybercrime is a major concern.
Our MSc Criminology (Cybercrime and Cybersecurity) offers you a unique opportunity to develop specialised skills in both cybercrime and cybersecurity. Our MSc is currently the only one in the UK providing a combined approach to cybercrime and cybersecurity.
This pioneering course will advance your understanding of the main theoretical approaches to cybercrime. It will also introduce you to some of the technical skills required to address challenges in the cybersecurity sector.
Our MSc Criminology (Cybercrime and Cybersecurity) has been created to meet the growing demand for enhanced knowledge and practical skills in the area of cybercrime and its control.
Our course offers you the opportunity to work with leading theorists in the field of cybercrime and with experts from the Surrey Centre for Cybersecurity - one of only 14 recognised as Academic Centres of Excellence by GCHQ and the UK Government.
The course also draws upon our long-established expertise in social research methodologies, enabling you to conduct effective research in the field of cybercrime and to think in a logical and informed manner about related criminological problems.
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A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in either Behavioural Science, Business, Criminology, Law, Psychology, or in a human or political science, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. We can also consider relevant work experience if you don't meet these requirements.
English language requirements
- IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall with 6.0 in each element.
If you do not currently meet the level required for your program, intensive pre-sessional English language courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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Criminology (Cybercrime and Cybersecurity) MSc (Full time/Part time)
- Criminological Theories
- Field Methods
- Information Security Management
- Social Data Analytics
- Crime & Offending
- Cybercrime and Cybersecurity
- Information Security for Business and Government
- Law, Society & Social Control
- Masters Dissertation
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
- Tuition fee for UK students: £8,500
- Tuition fee for Overseas students: £18,600
- Tuition fee for UK students: £4,300
- Tuition fee for Overseas students: £9,300
Credits and ECTS Credits: 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits
Some of our graduates have gone on to start their careers in the following roles:
- Crime Journalist
- Crime Researcher
- Crime Scene Investigator
- Police Officer
- Prison Officer
- Probation Officer.
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