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MSC CYBER SECURITY MANAGEMENT

AWARDING BODY

The University of Law

STUDY ONLINE

All courses are online.

DURATION & STUDY MODE

Full-Time (1 year) and Part-Time (2 years)

COURSE STARTING

September 2022

March 2023

May 2023

September 2023

January 2024

May 2024

September 2024

 

OVERVIEW

Are you looking to advance your career in one of the fastest growing and most in-demand global sectors?

The Master of Science Cyber Security Management Online is designed to equip business professionals with a deep understanding of the core aspects of cyber security in our current, rapidly-evolving, technological landscape. In particular this distance-learning programme will provide the skills and understanding for career development in cyber security or data science management or any managerial role where assessment of risk and analysis of data plays a significant role. If you are looking to advance your career in these areas, this is the course for you.

Our Master in Cyber Security Management Online course aims to develop employability and research skills in cybersecurity operations, information security, penetration testing, and responsible technologies.

The MSc Cyber Security Management Online can be studied full-time over one year or part-time over a two year period providing flexibility around your commitments.

Optional Placement Year

New from September 2022 – all our Master’s courses will have an optional Placement Year, giving you the chance to practise your knowledge and skills, and enhance your employability. There will be no placement fee charged to students joining in September 2022, however a 20% charge of the full year standard fee will apply from January 2023 onwards.

 
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COURSE DETAILS

Our online Master of Science Cyber Security Management degree has a practical approach focusing on how theoretical concepts are applied in real-world industry situations. With a strong focus on employability, students completing this course will learn key cyber security strategies and concepts alongside the skills and understanding required to become strong and effective managers in a data-rich environment.

This course emphasises the practical application of cyber security concepts to solve problems and focuses on providing insight into how cyber security is implemented, managed and governed by organisations today.

Structured with a significant emphasis on meeting professional and business development needs, this programme enables professionals and graduates to develop as managers and leaders. Students graduating from this course will be well prepared to take their career to a senior level in the fields of data management and cyber security.

Placement Year
Choose to study the optional Placement Year for the opportunity to gain significant practical skills and elevate your career. Employers are looking for graduates with a business-ready mind set; this entails an understanding of business ethics and values, self-awareness, mental flexibility and openness, resilience, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Visit our Postgraduate Placement Year page for more details. 

Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.

 
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COURSE STRUCTURE

This course is available Full-Time (1 year) and Part-Time (2 years). For Full-Time study mode students will complete 60 credits each semester and for Part-Time 30 credits each semester.

  • Global Business Strategy (15 credits)

  • Innovation Management in a Digital Age (15 credits)

  • Success Through Business Ethics (15 credits)

  • Cyber Security for Business (15 credits)

  • Cyber Security Management & Compliance (15 credits)

  • Data Security (15 credits)

  • Data Design Management (15 credits)

  • Responsibility of Directors (15 credits)

  • Network & Cloud Management (15 credits)

  • Business Project (45 credits)

  • Professional Development (non-credit bearing)

 

COURSE INFORMATION

Assessment

You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.

Structure

This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND COACHING

All Master’s programmes are integrated with a Professional Development Module, specifically designed to help boost your professional leadership skills and expertise. We will work with you on a Personal Development Plan (PDP) tailored to your career goals, in addition to employment workshops and events.
You will receive individual coaching from a professional coach to help improve your skills within leadership, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, innovation, cultural communication, and growth mindset. We are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching for all our postgraduate students and this is a testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

What qualifications do you need?

Entry requirements

2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s).

Duration options

This course is available Full-Time (1 year) and Part-Time (2 years).

 

HOW TO APPLY

The transformative learning experiences at ELITE Innovation College Cambridge are designed to help our students grow both in and out of the classroom. Each day is filled with opportunities to experience new educational, social, and emotional situations. Our teachers create a safe and open setting where they can help guide students in exploring information and the world around them.

We follow a high academic standard as a guide for the creativity and leadership of our teachers. Our objectives are not set in stone, with occasional revisions developed in response to industry and educational requirements.

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