Loughborough University London

Course Introduction

**Institute for Digital Technologies**

The Institute for Digital Technologies aims to address major technological challenges, with a focus on Big Data, Interactive and Creative Media, Cyber Security, Smart Living, Green Digital Technologies, and Advanced 5G Systems.

Renowned for its teaching and research excellence, the Institute for Digital Technologies has built strong collaborations with national and international academic, research, and industrial organisations including Thales, BBC, Telefonica, IRT, and Rohde & Schwarz.

Each programme offers teaching from pioneering researchers and creative innovators, to expose students to the latest theories and developments from across the discipline. Our programmes are shaped by the principles and discoveries of our current research, and students are encouraged to participate in development projects and industry'focused work experience opportunities where possible.

For further information, see our programme page for Cyber Security and Big Data MSc

**This programme**

This programme aims to provide students with the very latest Cyber Security and Big Data principles, practices, tools, and techniques through analysing and evaluating practical application problems in the Cyber Security and Big Data industry and responding to important challenges the world is facing.

Our students will have a comprehensive understanding of the challenges in Cyber Security and Big Data faced by industry and society and the necessary skills to address those challenges in the most effective way. Our programme is designed to build students’ knowledge and develop their expertise in network security, cryptography, data science, and big data analytics through action'based learning, analysis and evaluation of application problems.

An essential element built in the programme is to develop our students’ employability skills that are essential to the Cyber Security and Big Data industries or related businesses, e'commerce, and governmental organisations.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
2 years
Part Time

Qualifications required:

  • A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent overseas qualification in electronics, computing, physics, mathematics or a related discipline.