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MSc IT Security

Reino Unido

¿Qué aprenderé?

You can gain a broad education in the area of computer and Internet security, combining both technical and managerial aspects.

Building on a practical foundation comprising the understanding of operating systems, network protocols security and how to develop secured code, you will learn how to critically assess the security risks to IT organisations and how to evaluate the information security solution to mitigate them. In addition, you will gain the research skills necessary to investigate the continually changing issues in computer forensics and security in Cloud infrastructures.

If you're looking to work in computing and technology industries, this is a great fast-track conversion course for graduates from disciplines unrelated to IT and computing.

For full module descriptions, which include Information Security Management, Computer Forensics and Internet Programming, scroll down to the 'What you'll study' section.

What you'll study

Throughout the course you will develop a critical understanding of IT security-related processes and procedures. You will be able to critically analyse software requirements and apply appropriate tools t

How you’re taught

You will need to study six taught modules in your first three terms and by the fourth term you will be conducting your research project. The course offers an excellent combination of theoretical studies and practical experience through coursework assignments, software development and group projects culminating in a significant and practical master's project individually tailored to meet your career aspirations.

You will learn through:

  • lectures
  • guided reading supported by the University's virtual learning portal
  • workshops and laboratories
  • seminars
  • case studies and project work

You will be assessed by a variety of methods including:

  • research project
  • vivas and demonstrations
  • written assignments
  • case studies
  • oral presentations
  • coursework reports

Careers and employability

There is a wide range of career opportunities in the Computing and IT sector, and The School of Science and Technology at Nottingham Trent University has an enviable graduate recruitment record. This IT Security Masters course will prepare you for roles as a technical security specialist together with a range of technical development and implementation roles. You will also have the potential to develop into security consultancy and technical management roles.

Some graduates choose to venture into other sectors – such as project management or financial forecasting – where they are likely to be equally successful in gaining employment because of the transferable skills gained on the course. Other graduates go on to study for a PhD.

o design and develop innovative solutions. You will acquire the skills to investigate and appraise new and existing technologies and adapt these to specific purposes.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Computing and Technology

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (2 )

Costos de estudio
£16.800,00 (US$ 20.222) por año
Students need to pay additionally £1,850 for the placement year

Esta es una tarifa fija

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

25 Septiembre 2023

Lugar

Clifton Campus

Nottingham Trent University,

Clifton Lane,

Nottingham,

NG11 8NS, England

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
£16.800,00 (US$ 20.222) por año
Esta es una tarifa fija

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

25 Septiembre 2023

Lugar

Clifton Campus

Nottingham Trent University,

Clifton Lane,

Nottingham,

NG11 8NS, England

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Students who hold a Bachelors degree from a recognised institution with a grade point average of 3.2 (2.1) and 2.8 (2.2) are considered for entry to masters degree. IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Students should have a UK honours degree (2.2 minimum) or equivalent in a technical or scientific subject, which includes but is not limited to sport science, biomedical, economics, information systems and multimedia. Students with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered. Students should have an IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. TOEFL iBT - Overall score of 81 with at least 10 Reading, 9 Listening, 17 Speaking, 19 Writing.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

Opciones de Pathways

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  • Kaplan International College (KIC) London
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Nottingham Trent University es una de las universidades más populares del RU por su enseñanza de excelencia y su investigación de avanzada.

  • Excelente enseñanza de expertos en investigación e industria
  • 2019 Guardian University of the Year
  • Apoyo especializado para estudiantes internacionales
  • Vibrante campus en el centro de la ciudad

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