Cyber Security Management at University of Warwick - UCAS

Course summary

Cyber Security Management is designed for graduates looking to understand or apply cyber security in a consultancy, strategic, business or management context. With our expert guidance, you will learn to understand the cyber threat landscape, manage resources, implement solutions and effectively communicate these to senior decision makers. This course is certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (part of GCHQ). Over the course of the year, you will develop a clear understanding of the cyber threat landscape and how a cyber incident may evolve. You will cover the key technologies required to defend and protect organisational information infrastructures from threats and attacks, and will learn how to manage and limit the impact an attack can have on a business. You will focus on the strategic deployment and implementation of cyber security within an organisation: understanding the threat, managing resources, implementing solutions, and effectively communicating these to senior decision-makers, in order to support the strategic growth of a business. This course draws extensively on current professional practices, and benefits from teaching input by cyber security professionals currently working in their areas of expertise. It also draws extensively on our world class research experience. During the course of studies, you will have opportunities to participate in research projects with leading researchers. This course is certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (part of GCHQ). Warwick is an Academic Partner of CIISec and the MSc in Cyber Security Management is affiliated to CIISec This information is applicable for 2024 entry. Given the interval between the publication of courses and enrolment, some of the information may change. It is important to check our website before you apply.


Core modules Core modules are required modules that all students will complete whilst on this programme. For Cyber Security Management (CSM), your core modules are:

  • Cyber Security Research Methods
  • Managing Cyber Risk, Audit and Compliance
  • Network Security
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Digital Forensic Investigation
  • Human Factors in Cyber Security
  • Cyber Security Consultancy
Optional modules Alongside your core modules, you should select an additional elective module. Options will be made available to you at the start of the academic year and will include modules such as:
  • Programming and Fundamental Algorithms
  • Leadership and Excellence
  • Cloud Security
  • Cyber Incident Management
- Data Science and Machine Learning

Assessment method

Modules are predominantly assessed by way of written Post Module Assignments (PMA), but assessment can also be in other formats. Most modules will also have a degree of In-Module Assessment (IMA), which will vary by module and may take the form of presentations, on-line tests, self-reflection or a range of other methods. For the research component, you will undertake a major project. Project submission is likely to include both a written and a presentation element, and accounts for 33% of your overall academic grade.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Engineering and Technology, Institution of

Entry requirements

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. This course also caters for non-STEM graduates with a specific interest in cyber security. 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.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

As well as tuition fees and living expenses, some courses may require you to cover the cost of field trips or costs associated with travel abroad. General costs to be considered: - Core text books - Printer credits - Dissertation binding As well as tuition fees and course costs, students should budget for: - Accommodation - Food - Clothes and leisure - Robe hire for your degree ceremony

Sponsorship information

We offer a variety of postgraduate funding options for study at the University of Warwick, from postgraduate loans, university scholarships, fee awards, to academic department bursaries. It's important that you apply for your postgraduate course first before you apply for a University of Warwick scholarship.

Cyber Security Management at University of Warwick - UCAS