MSc Cyber Security

Mastermind Cyber Defence

Elevate your cyber prowess with UH Online's MSc Cyber Security programme.

May 27, 2024
24 Months
Part Time
Programme Summary

Champion the Cyber Battlefield

As the digital landscape evolves, your role as a guardian of security becomes pivotal

Guard the digital realm with UH Online's MSc Cyber Security (Online). Defend against evolving threats, from Digital Forensics to Artificial Intelligence. Unlock expert skills in Penetration Testing and Distributed Systems Security. Delve deep into cyber defence strategies and mastermind Cyber Operations. With our flexible 100% online learning model, become a sentinel against digital adversaries. Shape the future of cyber security. Join us now and embrace the cutting-edge curriculum, expert faculty, and global network. Equip yourself with the armour of knowledge to secure the digital future. Embark on your MSc Cyber Security journey today

This programme is accredited by The British Computing Society, The Chartered Institute for I.T.

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Who is this Online Postgraduate Degree for?

Unlock your path to success

This fully online degree will expand your career options, offering you new possibilities and paths to success.

Excel in Your Current Career

Elevate your career to new heights with the Online MSc Cyber Security programme. Already immersed in another professional domain? Our programme empowers you to fortify your existing expertise with advanced cyber security knowledge. Augment your influence by mastering the intricacies of cyber defense, bolstering your role in industries ranging from finance to healthcare.

Change Career Paths

Yearning to shift into the dynamic realm of cyber security? Dive into a comprehensive curriculum spanning digital forensics, penetration testing, and artificial intelligence for cyber defense. Transition seamlessly into roles such as Cybersecurity Analyst, Penetration Tester, or Network Security Engineer. Unleash your potential in safeguarding digital landscapes and ensuring the integrity of sensitive information.

Go Your Own Way

Aspire to be a visionary force in the field of cyber security? Our MSc programme empowers you to sculpt your unique path. From mastering cutting-edge techniques to undertaking advanced research, you'll culminate your journey with an independent project. Blaze a trail in cyber security innovation, crafting solutions to tomorrow's challenges and leaving an indelible mark on the ever-evolving digital landscape.

Why choose our online
MSc Cyber Security?

Advance your career with an internationally recognised degree
Earn an an online
MSc Cyber Security
degree from a modern UK university
UH Online is 2nd for Graduate Employability in the most recent PTES Survey.
Enhance your career prospects with a research focused degree
Flexible learning that fits your schedule
Study at your own pace, anytime and anywhere from any device, your world is your campus.
Student Support Consultants and services are available throughout your course
Online Library and Virtual classroom are available 24/7
Taught by expert faculty with industry experience
Learn from our team of campus based academic experts who create learning the outcomes
Benefit from their extensive experience and knowledge in the field of choice
Join fellow learners through virtual events and module discussions
Rigorous academic standards and quality control procedures
Receive the same academic standards and award as the equivalent on-campus course
Be assured of the quality and rigour of your education with a QAA assured degree
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Module Pathway

The part-time Online MSc Cyber Security is 180 Credits and comprises of core modules followed by a final research project.
Core Modules
Responsible Technology 2 (15 Credits)
Responsible Technology 1 (15 Credits)
Penetration Testing (15 Credits)
Cyber Operations (15 Credits)
Distributed Systems Security (15 Credits)
Digital Forensics (15 Credits)
Final Research Project
Cyber Security Masters Project (60 Credits)
For more information on payment plans and funding options please visit our fees and funding page
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Entry Requirements

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The entry requirements for the programme are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or cognate discipline at a level equivalent to a UK second class Honours degree.
  • For International applicants whose first language is not English, IELTS score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band), or equivalent

  • The school will consider non-standard applicants who can demonstrate that they have relevant and appropriate work experience (above that of user) in Computing or cognate discipline area, fulfilling a graduate position, over a sustained period of time, which will typically be 4 to 5 years

The supporting documents for the programme are:

  • Bachelor’s degree (where applicable) at a level equivalent to a UK second class Honours degree.
  • A reference letter from a current or previous manager or HR department or person in a position of authority is required as supporting evidence
  • Personal identification documents e.g passport or I.D
  • A personal statement (approx. 3-500 words) and/or video presentation about why you want to study this programme.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (POE) where applicable.

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Delivered by Expert Faculty

Personal and Network development

Inter Disciplinary Module Approach

Consultancy Project Options

Industry Informed Content

Delivered by Expert Faculty

Personal and Network development

Inter Disciplinary Module Approach

Industry Informed Content

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