MSc Cyber Security

Ravensbourne University London

MSc Cyber Security

Why study this master's in cyber security ?

  • Gain highly desirable skills in cyber security
  • Gain master-level skills in systems architecture, network security and incidence response
  • Gain highly desirable skills in computer forensics and open source intelligence
  • Learn the current challenges facing cyber security professionals
  • Develop your skills in responsible innovation
  • Gain business and entrepreneurial skills that will enhance your employability
  • Experience a learning by doing approach to cyber security education
  • Improve your future employment prospects
  • Improve your professional network through meeting people with similar interests and different skillsets
  • Be part of a tech-literate creative community

MSc Cyber Security aims to provide students with technical skills in cyber security, while also improving their understanding of secure design principles, through modules such as systems architecture, and how to respond to cyber incidents, with modules such as 'cyber incidence management.'

Entry Requirements

  • In order to be eligible for this course, you will need to be a competent speaker and writer of English. This also applies if you are from the European Union, or if you're from a country outside of the EU.
  • You need to provide us with an IELTS or equivalent English language qualification, which demonstrates a minimum of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each sub test) or CEFR Level B2 in each component.

Career Prospects

These are the types of cyber security jobs you could potentially move into after graduation:

  • Network architect
  • Cloud security architect
  • Cyber security analyst
  • Penetration tester
  • Incident responder
  • System administrator
  • Cyber security consultant

Course Details

his cyber security programme offers a module in open source intelligence, which is an emerging, popular field found at the intersection of cyber security, forensics and intelligence.

It also offers modules in business development and innovation and responsibility, which will help you understand how your cyber security skills may be commercialised and applied to business and other domains. 

Key study topics

  • Cyber security
  • Network security
  • Innovation and responsibility
  • Cyber incidence management
  • Business development
  • Cyber forensics
  • Open source intelligence (OSINT)
  • Dissertation
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