Cyber Security and Data Analytics MSc 12 months Postgraduate Program By Loughborough University |Top Universities
Subject Ranking

# 201-250QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

28,750 GBPTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Program overview

Main Subject

Computer Science and Information Systems

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Our Cyber Security and Data Analytics MSc is aimed at providing students with key skills to respond to imminent and emerging cyber threats faced by today’s digitalised world.

We are increasingly surrounded by high tech systems like cloud computing, smart and wearable devices, mobile network technologies, and artificial intelligence, all of which enable us to keep connected and carry out our daily activities with great ease. That's why this programme has been designed to master the use of Data Analytics in Cyber Security.

You will be provided with the principles of deep learning and neural networks for cyber-threat mitigation, advanced encryption methods to protect data privacy and digital forensics to investigate cyber-attacks. The core aim of our cyber security master's degree is to develop the employment skills which are essential to security operational centres, antivirus software companies, artificial intelligent start-ups, e-commerce companies, and governmental organisations.

You will be given the opportunity to participate in major technology projects within the Institute for Digital Technologies. Optional industrial internship opportunities will also help to bring you up-to-date with the latest knowledge and skills required in the sector. If you are interested in advancing your skills in data analytics based cyber defence to support existing organisations or the building of your own, then this programme is right for you.

Program overview

Main Subject

Computer Science and Information Systems

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Our Cyber Security and Data Analytics MSc is aimed at providing students with key skills to respond to imminent and emerging cyber threats faced by today’s digitalised world.

We are increasingly surrounded by high tech systems like cloud computing, smart and wearable devices, mobile network technologies, and artificial intelligence, all of which enable us to keep connected and carry out our daily activities with great ease. That's why this programme has been designed to master the use of Data Analytics in Cyber Security.

You will be provided with the principles of deep learning and neural networks for cyber-threat mitigation, advanced encryption methods to protect data privacy and digital forensics to investigate cyber-attacks. The core aim of our cyber security master's degree is to develop the employment skills which are essential to security operational centres, antivirus software companies, artificial intelligent start-ups, e-commerce companies, and governmental organisations.

You will be given the opportunity to participate in major technology projects within the Institute for Digital Technologies. Optional industrial internship opportunities will also help to bring you up-to-date with the latest knowledge and skills required in the sector. If you are interested in advancing your skills in data analytics based cyber defence to support existing organisations or the building of your own, then this programme is right for you.

Admission requirements

6.5+
67+
92+
180+
A 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a range of subjects including digital technologies, engineering, mathematics, science, finance, economics and marketing. Applicants from other subject areas including business, management and social science subjects will be considered on an individual basis.
1 Year
Oct

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

13,000 GBP
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International Students

28,750 GBP
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More programs from the university

We offer a fantastic range of undergraduate courses as well as a comprehensive range of foundation courses and the International Foundation Programme.

Every undergraduate course has the option to undertake a placement year, which involves a year working in industry either in the UK or overseas. Some courses also offer the option to study abroad at an overseas university.

There are various Bachelor’s degrees available depending on your chosen course, including:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)
  • Bachelor of Architecture (BArch)
  • Master’s in Science (MSci)
  • Master’s in Engineering (MEng)
  • Master’s in Chemistry (MChem)
  • Master’s in Planning (MPlan)


For more information on all our courses and the opportunities associated with them, visit our undergraduate study pages.

We offer a range of postgraduate qualifications at our Loughborough and London campuses, including taught master’s programmes and doctoral qualifications.

Taught programmes:

Our taught programmes include postgraduate certificates (PGCert) worth 120 credits, postgraduate diplomas (PGDip) worth 150 credits and 180 credit master’s degrees, such as MSc, MA and MBA qualifications where you will complete a final research or a work-based project.

Research programmes:

We offer a wide range of doctoral qualifications across our schools, departments and institutes. These include:

  • PhD
  • EngD
  • PhD by Practice
  • PhD in Creative Writing


A PhD or EngD is the highest academic qualification that you can achieve. Your research must make a significant, original contribution to new knowledge, building on your critical appreciation of existing knowledge of the subject.

For more information on all our postgraduate degrees both in Loughborough and London, visit our postgraduate study pages.

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