Cyber Security Engineering MSc is designed for Computer Science, Engineering, or other STEM graduates looking to take a leading role in securing the digital assets upon which an organisation is critically dependent. This course is certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (part of GCHQ). Cyber security is not simply about protecting the internet. As our world becomes ever more dependent upon digital systems, our vehicles, infrastructure, industrial controls, finances, and medical devices all exist within the cyber domain. By studying Cyber Security Engineering at Warwick, you will deepen your knowledge of this multifaceted cyberspace. You will understand the nature of this evolving cyber environment, and how to protect and enhance the human experience within it. This MSc focuses on the technical aspects of cyber security and how these may be implemented in a multi-disciplinary way. The practical applications of topics are emphasised, as well as developing your abstract analytical skills. You will also gain unparalleled exposure to industry. The University of Warwick has been recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Education (ACEs-CSE) by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) - a part of GCHQ.
Please check our WMG, University of Warwick website for the most up to date information about modules for this programme and before you apply. The list below is an indicative list, based on the current academic year, and it should be regarded as an illustrative guide to modules available in future years: Security Architectures and Network Defence; Cyber Intelligence and Operations; Cryptosystems and Data Protection; Cyber-Physical Systems; Information Risk Management and Governance; Digital Forensics; Industrial Espionage and Counterfeiting; Enterprise Cyber Security; Cyber Security for Virtualisation Systems.
The curriculum is divided in eight assessed taught modules and a major research project, written up as a dissertation.
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Minimum requirements 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in IT, Computer Science, or a related subject. Candidates with a UK 2:ii (or equivalent) may be accepted upon demonstration of relevant professional experience. English language requirements You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: Band A IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0 International qualifications We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. Additional requirements Candidates with professional experience should include their CV with their application.
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