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Information Security MSc

University of Surrey
Program overview
1-3 Years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Webinars
11/25/2020
Webinars
2/17/2021
Webinars
6/16/2021
English
Start dates
Guildford
22,400 GBP
February 2021

Program description

Information Security MSc

In a forever expanding digital age, protecting our data is of vital importance.

Our Information Security MSc sits within our renowned Department of Computer Science and our outstanding Surrey Centre for Cyber Security. Your teaching will be informed by excellent and world-class research. You’ll also benefit from our strong links with local and international industry.

This course is fully certified by the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and taught by leading experts in cybersecurity. It will equip you with the theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience necessary to pursue a successful career in cyber security.

Admission requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in either Computer Science, Electrical or Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, related disciplines with demonstrable exposure to programming and mathematics, or other alternative subjects related to data analysis, data science or informatics, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. We'll also consider relevant work experience if you don't meet these requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each other element.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Information Security MSc (Full-time – 1 Year and Part-time – 3 Years)

  • Architectural thinking for security
  • Asymmetric cryptography
  • Database systems
  • Information security management
  • Symmetric cryptography
  • Cloud computing
  • Information and network security
  • Information security for business and government
  • Multimedia security and digital forensics
  • Secure systems and applications
  • Msc dissertation

Information Security MSc (Full-time with placement – 2 Years)

  • Architectural thinking for security
  • Asymmetric cryptography
  • Database systems
  • Information security management
  • Symmetric cryptography
  • Cloud computing
  • Information and network security
  • Information security for business and government
  • Multimedia security and digital forensics
  • Secure systems and applications
  • Cybersecurity placement review
  • Msc dissertation

Program delivery

The course is offered in full-time (1-year), full-time (with placement (2-years)) and part-time (3-years) study options.

Tuition fees

February 2021

Full-time / Full-time (with placement)

  • Tuition fees for UK/EU students: £9,500
  • Tuition fees for Overseas students: £21,700

Part-time

  • Tuition fees for UK/EU students: £4,800
  • Tuition fees for Overseas students: £10,900

October 2021

Full-time / Full-time (with placement)

  • Tuition fees for UK/EU students: £9,800
  • Tuition fees for Overseas students: £22,400

Part-time

  • Tuition fees for UK/EU students: £4,900
  • Tuition fees for Overseas students: £11,200

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Career opportunities

This course opens up a huge range of career opportunities across the cyber security and IT sectors. Recent graduates have gone on to companies such as Bosch, Ernst & Young, IBM UK and RGA Consulting.

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About this institute

University of Surrey

University of Surrey

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, we provide exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and empower our students for personal and...


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Contact info

University of Surrey

388 Stag Hill
GU2 7XH Guildford, Surrey
UK

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www.surrey.ac.uk


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