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Cyber Security (Taught)

University of York
1 year
Master's degree
On campus
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Program description

This course has been designed for students who already possess a strong computer science, software engineering or information technology background who want to broaden their knowledge about the specific challenges in cyber security and of possible solutions to those challenges. Our new course is a forward-looking course that gives you the skills and knowledge you need in the core areas of cyber security. It emphasises the important technical material that will help you make effective cyber security decisions, and addresses issues such as: Identity; trust and reputation; cryptography; network security; malware and intrusion detection; risk management; development of high assurance systems. If you are looking to follow a career in industry or government, this course will provide you with a broad education in cyber security, that allows you to make technically informed principled decisions. This course will also prepare you if you are seeking a research career in cyber security; a research skills module is a mandatory part of the course.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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About this institute

Founded on principles of excellence, equality and opportunity for all, the University of York opened in 1963 with just 230 students. Since then we have become one of the world's leading universities, carving out a reputation as an academic powerhouse...

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