University of Southampton invites applications for MSc in Cyber Security
Updated on Mar 19, 2015 - 3:39 p.m. IST by None

University of Southampton, UK invites application for MSc in Cyber Security for the academic year 2015-16. The programme is primarily aimed as a broadening qualification for computer science graduates, offers a multi-disciplinary perspective to the subject, giving students an excellent basis for a future career in the cyber security field.

About the course

The one-year MSc in Cyber Security programme is specifically designed to give students a well-rounded, multi-disciplinary view of the subject area, embracing not only the technical subjects, but also aspects of criminology, risk management, law and social sciences. Featuring two semesters of taught modules on core topics like Foundations and implementation of Cyber Security, Management of Corporate Security, Corporate Risk Management Processes and Cyber Crime, Insecurity and the Dark Web (Cyber Security), students acquire selective knowledge followed by the dissertation/projects conducted in conjunction with an industrial partner.

Prospective employers for the course graduates include established companies designing and marketing specific off-the-shelf security products, cyber security consultancy companies, military, intelligence agencies, crime prevention or investigation agencies. Graduates can also proceed for further research in industry or academia through various possibilities including, a Ph.D. qualification, or research assistant positions undertaking cyber security related research.


How to apply for MSc in Cyber Security at University of Southampton?

​​Click here to start the online application process. The selection process is based on candidate’s merit and abilities in line with the University's Equal Opportunities Policy.

Eligibility to apply for MSc in Cyber Security at University of Southampton

  • The candidate must have a first-class or upper second-class degree (or equivalent) in Computer Scienceor a related discipline, such as Mathematics

  • The candidate must have IELTS overall score of 6.5 and at least 6.0 in each section

Application deadline for MSc in Cyber Security at University of Southampton

June 2015

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Published Date: 19 March 2015

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