City University London

Course Introduction

This course is aimed at IT professionals with about 5 years experience and is intended to provide them with the skills that they need to progress to a management role in information security and risk. Hence it aims to prepare these professionals for the management roles in Information Security including Security Architect, Chief Information Risk Manager, Chief Security Officer or Chief Information Security Officer. It covers both technical issues such as information security, quantitative risk assessment, and assurance, as well as more business oriented issues such as information leadership and executive development. It will be led from academics by the School of Informatics, with input from Cass Business School and experts from industry.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants should hold a second class Honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution in a cognate subject. Applicants should also have approximately five years of relevant professional experience (absolute minimum of two years in exceptional circumstances). In some circumstances, professional experience and qualifications are accepted in lieu of a degree.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,000  Academic year. First year home fees