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University of Warwick - WMG


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Masters Cyber Security at WMG, University of Warwick

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Our Master's courses in Cyber Security are designed for graduates who are looking to become a cyber security professional, or take a leading technical or managerial role in an organisation critically dependent upon data and information communication.

 

Cyber Security Engineering is geared towards candidates seeking a technical focus on cyber security, and Cyber Security and Management is for those looking to understand or apply cyber security in a consultancy, strategic, business or management context.


 
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Studying Cyber Security with us will deepen your cyberspace knowledge, so you'll be able to understand the nature of this evolving cyber environment, and how to protect and enhance the human experience within it.

 

Over the course of the year, you'll develop a clear understanding of the cyber threat landscape and will acquire the skills to build and manage secure systems to support the strategic deployment of cyber security within a business.

 


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Masters Cyber Security at WMG, University of Warwick: Subjects

 

MSc Cyber Security Engineering (CSE) comprises eight compulsory 15-credit taught modules and a 60-credit dissertation. Cyber Security Engineering is provisionally certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (part of GCHQ). CSE has been designed for candidates seeking a technical focus on cyber security.

 

MSc Cyber Security and Management (CSM) for the current academic year comprises nine 10-credit taught modules and a 90-credit dissertation. Five of the taught modules are compulsory for this award. Four other taught modules must be selected by the student. A pathway through Cyber Security and Management is certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (part of GCHQ).

 

For full details on the core and elective modules for CSE and CSM, please see the main WMG course webpage.


These courses boast extensive support from industry experts with regular guest lectures from companies such as IBM, Nettitude, HP, Kaspersky, PwC and UK Law enforcement and government agencies.

 

Project

Your project will support you in developing your personal research and analytical skills. Through the project, you will be able to focus on a topic of specific interest to you. You may have the opportunity to pursue this in collaboration with industry in areas spanning both cyber security technologies and management issues, including risk management, security policy, enterprise security cultures, intrusion detection, security architectures, cloud exploitation and procurement strategies, data forensics, privacy, social media, and security testing.


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Masters Cyber Security at WMG, University of Warwick: Career

Graduates can expect rapid career progression within a wide range of organisations relating to cyber security in a range of roles.

 

Warwick Alumni Network
All alumni who have enjoyed the benefit of an education at Warwick, automatically become members of the Warwick Alumni Network and have available to them a variety of services and contacts via the University. WMG has its own alumni website where you will find many benefits and services available to you.


 
Careers service
Warwick has an award-winning careers service. Whether you have no idea about a career, or need help getting into your chosen area of work, careers consultants are available for one-to-one discussions about your career aspirations, and about making effective job applications once you have decided on your career path.


 
 

Alumni Stories
Take a look at our Alumni Profiles web page for WMG graduate stories covering their experiences studying at WMG, and what they've been doing post-graduation.


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Masters Cyber Security at WMG, University of Warwick: Admission

In order to meet our academic entry requirement, you should have obtained the equivalent of a UK first or second class honours degree. Typically students will have a background in IT or computer science, however, this is by no means essential. If you have a particular interest in cyber security, and a good level of technical competence, we would be pleased to consider your application.

 

To make an application to a WMG Masters courses, applications must be made online at www.warwick.ac.uk/go/wmgmasters/entry.

 

You can apply now, even if you do not yet have all the necessary documents ready; if necessary we will make you a conditional offer until you provide them.

 

You will need to provide:

 

  • A completed application form & application fee.
  • A Personal Statement, which can be included in the online application.
  • A transcript of marks awarded so far (if you are currently studying) OR a final transcript / degree certificate* (if you have completed your studies).
  • English test result (if applicable)
  • One reference. If you completed studies less than 2 years ago, this should be an academic reference.

 


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Funding Opportunities

At WMG, we will be awarding over £750,000 in scholarships and bursaries to students commencing study on our full-time MSc programmes in October 2019.

 

WMG Excellence Scholarship


WMG Excellence Scholarships are available on a competitive basis. These scholarships will award students between 25% - 50% tuition fee discount.

 

Awards will be based on past academic achievement, professional experience, extracurricular activities, reasons for study, and your vision for the future. Students are required to complete a scholarship application in order to be considered for the WMG Excellence Scholarships. Applications will close in April 2019.

 

For more information, full eligibility, and to apply, please visit our scholarships web page.

 

Other Funding Opportunities


For information on other funding opportunities, please visit the WMG funding web page or the University of Warwick Graduate School.

 


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Institution

University of Warwick - WMG


Location: University of Warwick - WMG Gibbet Hill Road
CV4 7AL Coventry
Großbritannien
England - West Midlands
T   +44 2476 524949
E   wmgmasters@warwick.ac.uk

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Facts about the Masters programme

Location

Coventry

Field of study

Information Technology & Telecommunications

Degree

Master of Science

Language

English

Start

Application deadline

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Type of study

Part-time

Duration of study: 3 years

Tuition fees EU: no information

Tuition fees Non EU: no information

Full-time

Duration of study: 1 year

Tuition fees EU: 14115 GBP / year

Tuition fees Non EU: 25870 GBP / year

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Facts about the Masters programme

Location

Coventry

Field of study

Information Technology & Telecommunications

Degree

Master of Science

Language

English

Start

Application deadline

ask the institution

Type of study

Part-time

Duration of study: 3 years

Tuition fees EU: no information

Tuition fees Non EU: no information

Full-time

Duration of study: 1 year

Tuition fees EU: 14115 GBP / year

Tuition fees Non EU: 25870 GBP / year

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