Cyber Security

West London University
Miestas, šalis
London, England
Studijų trukmė
1 m.
Programos sritys
IT Security
Studijų kaina
7800.00 GBP
Programos pradžia
Stojimo pabaiga
Apie programą
Stojimo reikalavimai
Karjeros galimybės


Cyber security is a key issue in the provision of services, from the application layer through to the basic building blocks of computer and network systems.

This masters degree course in Cyber Security is being offered by the School of Computing and Engineering and has been developed in response to a high demand for cyber security professionals with systematic understanding of the principles and technologies underpinning today's IT systems.

The School of Computing and Engineering has partnered with leaders within the security industry to provide you with a course which will enable you to gain comprehensive knowledge and critical skills in computer security. This course will enable you to pursue a  career as a cyber security professional in either the public or the private sector.

Why choose this course?

As well as learning how industry professionals secure cyber systems and their supporting technologies, on this course you will come to recognise the importance behind the management and delivery of content and services through to users.

Building on from undergraduate computing courses, you will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills around cyber security by discovering how cyber security systems are designed and constructed and of the impact technology has on organisations. 

The course aims to develop your ability 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. 

It also aims to develop your critical skills and techniques to appropriately solve typical cyber security problems, enabling you to choose from a range of security related jobs/roles in a rapidly evolving and diverse environment.

This course provides routes into a diverse range of career opportunities in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry and in organisations that are data and knowledge intensive. Employers require information security officers at all levels including:

  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Network and Computer Security Engineers
  • Security Managers and Consultants
  • Penetration Testers
  • Cybersecurity Analysts
  • Security Investigators
  • Security Researchers.

You will have access to laboratories and dedicated ICT suites with specialist networks and software as well as excellent resources for study space and meetings.

Reikalaujamas išsilavinimas

Į magistro studijų programas gali stoti visi, baigę universitetą arba besimokantys paskutiniame kurse. Studijos kurias baigei ar tebesimokai turi būti panašios krypties kaip ir tos, į kurias nori stoti, kadangi priėmimas yra paremtas ECTS kreditų suderinamumu.

  • ECTS kreditų išrašas - jei dar nesi baigęs aukštosios mokyklos, būtina prisegti ECTS kreditų išrašą, kuriame būtų matyti, kokius dalykus Tu mokeisi bei kokius pažymius ir kiek kreditų už juos gavai. Kai siunti anketą paskutiniame kurse, diplomą reikia prisegti vėliau, kai tik jį gausi.

  • Bakalauro diplomas – jei jau esi baigęs aukštąją mokyklą, išrašo nereikia, užtenka prie anketos prisegti savo Bakalauro diplomą.

Anglų kalbos reikalavimai

Svarbu, jog anglų kalbos testo rezultatai universitetą pasiektų iki Liepos 31d.

Anglų kalbos žinias gali patvirtinti vienu iš šių būdų:

  • IELTS - 6.5

  • TOEFL - 90

The course is designed to meet industry needs/job market demands, and produce graduates who are informed and suitably equipped to meet the needs of the industry.

Upon successful completion of the course you will be able to pursue a number of routes into employment, including opportunities in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry and in organisations that are data and knowledge intensive.

Graduates in cyber security have a good record of achieving employment and progressing in their professional work. The security industry is wide, including companies that need to protect themselves, government and law enforcement through to the providers of equipment and services, such as the:

  • anti-virus, security software vendors (such as McAfee, Kaspersky, Symantec, Sophos, EMC/RSA, Entrust)

  • network and computer vendors (such as Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto, HP, Barracuda)

  • network and service providers (such as British Telecom, Vodafone, Rackspace, Amazon)

  • consultancies (such as KPMG, IBM, Fujitsu, HP)

  • services companies and in government and law enforcement.

Cyber security professionals are in demand across all industries where devices are connected to the Internet and there is a potential threat from those wishing to steal information. This includes:

  • web presence – from social media to business marketing

  • electronic commerce – B2B and B2C

  • personal information (eg: the computer and online games industry)

  • critical infrastructure command and control (electricity, gas, water suppliers)

  • services companies, e-government, identity management providers

In the UK there is a huge demand for cyber security professionals and the UK government is investing into the area of cyber security over the next few years.

Typical job titles include:

  • network or computer security technician

  • computer or network security officer

  • penetration tester

  • identity and access management officer

  • threat and incident response analyst

  • data privacy officer

  • network forensics analyst

  • data protection advisor

  • security operations analyst

  • iso27002 lead auditor

  • cloud security architect

  • security consultant

  • it security manager

  • business continuity manager

  • information risk manager

  • information governance manager

  • cryptographer/cryptologist

  • security software developer

  • source code auditor

  • virus technician