Edinburgh Napier University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Security and Cybercrime (Taught)

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Course summary

Develop skills in cybersecurity to adapt to challenging situations across a global computing infrastructure This course is focused on the fast-developing areas of networking and cybersecurity and also awards significant credit for the application of course-derived knowledge to your employer’s systems or procedures. The course blends hands-on technical knowledge with theoretical understanding, utilising a range of remotely-accessible resources to allow access to specialised computer configurations. Additionally, you study modules designed to enhance your current skills using flexible learning material and practical activities which can be completed online or remotely. Finally, a dissertation project is undertaken which further strengthens your cybersecurity skillset. A BCS Accredited Degree. Please visit our website for course details.

Course details


Subjects included in the taught modules include: Host-based forensics; network security; security audit and compliance. Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Entry requirements

Bachelor (Honours) degree at 2.2 or above, or equivalent. We look for applicants to have a background in a computing discipline and 2 years relevant work experience in order to be eligible for this programme. We may also consider lesser qualified applications if you have 5 years of sufficient work experience within the industry. Applicants with no qualifications but have 7 years of sufficient work experience may also be considered for this course. Additionally, you should already be employed in an area which would allow you to apply course knowledge in an aspect of your employment, and have the support of your employer.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

For Tuition Fee information please visit the specific course page on our website - https://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/postgraduate
Advanced Security and Cybercrime at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS