Master of Science Cyber Security


Duration: 10 months (Part-Time)
Call: 6720 3333
Email: success@aventisglobal.com 

University of West London

 

The University of West London is ranked as the top modern university* in London, 8th modern university* in the UK and ranked as the 50th university nationally by the Guardian University Guide 2019. 98% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation**.

To kick-start a successful career, the University of West London is a great choice – 98% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation.***

You could immerse yourself in your chosen career before you even graduate. You will have the opportunity to search for placements, engage with employers to gain hands-on experience and get tailored, life-long careers counselling and support. Our courses are taught by industry experts and you’ll benefit from their insight, experience and support as they help to prepare you for your future career.

Our consistently high standard of teaching was recognised with a Silver award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

We were ranked top in London for teaching quality and student experience by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

*Modern universities are defined as higher education institutions that were granted university status in, and subsequent to, 1992. UWL received the rankings listed above when compared to all other modern universities ranked in the guides / surveys cited.

** These are the latest figures according to Employment Performance Indicators (EPI) released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency HESA in 2018.

*** * These are the latest figures according to Employment Performance Indicators (EPI) released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency HESA in 2018.

Programme Highlights

As demand for cyber security professionals in Asia and worldwide continues to surge, this course will prepare you for the challenge of keeping IT environments safe and secure in a world where data is constantly under attack.  This programme will give you a broad understanding of the latest practice and techniques for cyber security systems development and operations.

You will be able to analyse the legal, social, ethical and professional issues involved in the human aspects of cyber security and be guided by the adoption of appropriate professional, ethical and legal practices.

The programme is particularly designed to tackle industry needs and job market challenges and produces informed graduates who are suitably equipped to thrive.

Careers

As demand for cyber security professionals continues to surge, securing the right professional credential and postgraduate qualification will prepare you for a rewarding and satisfying career where digital data is constantly under attack. Cyber security roles can be found across all companies and sectors, from government agencies to telco, banks, retailers, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and Non-Profit Organisations (NGOs).

Start exploring some of these exciting cyber careers (not limited to the ones mentioned):

  • Security Specialist
  • Incident Responder
  • Security Administrator
  • Vulnerability Assessor
  • Cryptographer & Blockchain
  • IT Security Manager

As demand for cyber security professionals continues to surge, securing the right professional credential and postgraduate qualification will prepare you for a rewarding and satisfying career where digital data is constantly under attack. Cyber security roles can be found across all companies and sectors, from government agencies to telco, banks, retailers, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and Non-Profit Organisations (NGOs).

Start exploring some of these exciting cyber careers (not limited to the ones mentioned):

  • Security Specialist
  • Incident Responder
  • Security Administrator
  • Vulnerability Assessor
  • Cryptographer & Blockchain
  • IT Security Manager

98% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation**.

Our graduates achieve the second highest starting salaries of all the London modern universities

** These are the latest figures according to Employment Performance Indicators (EPI) released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency HESA in 2018.

Curriculum

Designed to accommodate and complement the busy commitments of today’s global managers and professionals, this 10 months part-time MSc programme comprises of 6 modules plus a dissertation which are delivered on a modular basis.

Syllabus

  • Fundamentals of Cyber Security
  • Security Operations & Assurance
  • Network & System Security
  • Principles of Project Management
  • Consultancy & Technological Innovation
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation

Delivery Structure

Each module spans over 2 consecutive weekends per month (Fri; 7pm – 10pm, Sat & Sun; 9am – 5pm) and includes a comprehensive coverage of 34 hours of face-to-face lectures that is complemented with online course support, additional readings and resource materials.

Admission Criteria

Participants are expected to contribute to the class learning experiences in a cohort and peer learning environment. You will be assessed based on experience, aptitude, potential and managerial skills.

  • At least 21 years old and
  • A degree in any subject or an equivalent management or professional qualification (with a minimum of 2 years working experience; or
  • Mature candidates lacking one of the above academic qualifications above may be considered for entry (subjected to university approval) if s/he has held a senior managerial position over three years and is able to demonstrate the ability to fulfil the objectives of the programme and achieve the standards required.

 

How to Apply?

  • Completed Application Form with personal statement
  • Certified True Copies of all academic transcripts
  • A current professional resume
  • A copy of NRIC / Passport
  • Non-refundable Application fee of S$214.00 (Inc. GST)

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