Loughborough University London

Course Introduction

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.

After completing this programme, 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. The 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 the students? employment skills that are essential to the Cyber Security and Big Data industries or related businesses, e-commerce, and governmental organisations.

Modules are assessed by a combination of essays, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments. Subject to your choices, there may also be exams. Graduates from this programme will be in a very strong position to take on digital technology posts in a wide range of sectors, including Internet and cloud based businesses, finance firms, governmental organisations, consultancy companies operating in information, communication and network security, as well as those sectors dealing with massive personal data, such as health and wellbeing, where users? privacy and data security needs safeguarding. Graduates will also have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and career prospects further by undertaking an MRes or PhD programme.

Start Date:

The course duration is up to 4 years part-time..

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £10,550 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £10,550 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £24,750 Overseas Fees
4 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
4 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees
4 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have an honours degree (2:2 or above), or an equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University in electronics, computing, physics, mathematics or a related discipline.