The MSc in Cyber Security provides you with the knowledge and necessary skills in several core areas of cyber security. The course aims to provide a comprehensive and deep understanding of security principles, as well as the practical techniques used in solving security problems and addressing relevant issues.
It is designed to equip you to work at a professional level and develop a range of industry-informed knowledge and skills in areas such as network security, secure design, cryptography, risk assessment, ethical hacking, digital forensics and incident response. Running in a research-driven environment, the course will also build foundations for further research at Doctoral level in cyber security for students from a wide range of undergraduate degrees.
The course will also provide opportunity for recent graduates and early- to mid-career practitioners in the computing industry to enhance their knowledge or move into cyber security.
Why Coventry University?
An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. We continue to invest in both our facilities and our innovative approach to education. Our students benefit from industry-relevant teaching, and resources and support designed to help them succeed. These range from our modern library and computing facilities to dedicated careers advice and our impressive Students’ Union activities.
The Cyber Security MSc seeks to provide a postgraduate education covering the main theoretical and practical aspects of the field.
The overall aim of the course is to provide:
A deep and comprehensive understanding of current cyber security issues, concepts and technologies;
Technical skills in assessing systems security, detecting and mitigating security incidents; and
An understanding of the changing cyber threat landscape and the developments in cyberspace.
The course will provide opportunity for recent graduates and early- to mid-career practitioners in the computing industry to enhance their knowledge or move into cyber security.
It is designed to equip you to work at a professional level and develop a range of industry-informed knowledge and skills. The Cyber Security group also has strong links with a number of industries and government bodies.
Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University’s Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.
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