Get the latest knowledge and understanding of the threats associated with the use of technology in business and how best to deal with them. As the number of sophisticated cyber attacks increase across the world, so too does the demand for graduates with the necessary skills and expertise to support an organisations ability to protect themselves against security threats and digital incursion. Accredited by Global Communications Head Quarters (GCHQ), the MSc Applied Cyber Security will equip you with the latest knowledge and understanding of the threats associated with the use of technology in business and how best to deal with them. You will cover both the technical and management/governance areas required to operate in the cyber security profession, allowing you to develop a range of key transferable skills valued by employers in both the public and private sectors. You will also benefit from being taught by staff who are at the forefront of their subject area. This Applied Cyber Security course is based at our Newport City campus, at our award winning National Cyber Security Academy. We are delighted to have won Cyber University of the year for three years running and were awarded Gold as an Academic Centre of Excellence by the NCSC.
This course is designed for graduates with a minimum 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent. Entrants should normally be graduates in a computing or related area and have very good IT skills.
English language requirements
IELTS 6.0 overall with no lower than 5.5 in any one component.
USW English Language Requirements
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course