Cyber Security

Glasgow Caledonian University


The MSc Cyber Security is an applied computing course that will equip you with the distinct specialist knowledge and analytical skills to pursue a career in cyber security.

You will be able to resolve digital, cyber and network security problems, design, develop and manage computing and network solutions for the resolution of cyber security issues. You'll also have the ability to evaluate current and emergent technologies within their legal, social, ethical and commercial context.

Graduate opportunities

The programme curriculum will enable graduates to pursue careers in a variety of Cyber Security roles including:
Cyber security analyst; Security tester; Security engineer; Cyber security and information risk advisor;
Cyber security/information assurance architect; Information security accreditor; Cyber security/information assurance auditor IT/network security engineer; Cyber security forensics analyst

Entry Requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) which contains a substantial computing or information and communications technology component.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment



SCQF Level



Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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