University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

This programme is designed for graduates with a good first degree in computer science, information systems or other computing'related subjects, with some knowledge of computer networks from study at undergraduate level. It is suitable for both new graduates wishing to specialise in computer security and IT professionals who wish to further their skills and move into this area. It covers relevant skills, software and hardware technologies, and the more theoretical studies that underpin everyday practice. In addition, it ensures that students have a basic understanding of the international standards and legal and regulatory requirements that pertain to computer security in different nations.

Course Modules

Modules include: Critical thinking and research methodS; cyber security; managing it security and risk; network and internet technologies and design; network management; computer crime and forensics; audit and security; system administration and security.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants should have a first degree (at least a 2.2) in Computer Science or an equivalent qualification, with some knowledge of computer networks from undergraduate study.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,200  Whole course. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,200  Whole course. First year home fees