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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. 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.

Modules

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: Proactive Cyber Defence; Managing Cyber Risk, Audit and Compliance; Digital Forensic Investigation; Management of Cryptosystems; Penetration Testing; Cyber Security Consultancy; Study, Professional, and Analytical Skills. In addition to your core modules, you will be required to select one elective module, subject to restrictions. For further details, please visit our website.

Assessment method

The curriculum is divided in eight assessed taught modules and a major research project, written up as a dissertation.

Professional bodies

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

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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

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Cyber Security Management at University of Warwick - UCAS