Course Overview

IT systems are a vital part of every company's infrastructure and are exposed to an increasing number of threats regarding user privacy, data theft and service vulnerability. Our programme is aimed at enabling graduates from all disciplines to develop an advanced knowledge of underlying principles in cyber security for the protection of such systems. It will develop and extend the practical skills necessary for the designing, building, deployment and evaluation of cyber security countermeasures.

Key facts

  • The School of Computing and Mathematics has assisted graduates with transitioning into a range of science and non-science related careers, including data science, web development, software engineering and computer science, as well as progression to related PhDs
  • We have several collaborative projects with industry partners, including a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with the global automotive company, Bentley Motors Ltd, and through our close collaboration with industrial partners we continually seek to ensure that our programme provides you with the technical skills and knowledge to succeed in your chosen career
  • The School hosts a state-of-the-art CUDA GPU supercomputer Cluster for use for experiments and more computing-intensive tasks