"Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, examinations may be replaced by an alternative form of assessment during the academic year 2020/2021. Please refer to the Programme Specification on these pages for further details."
Why choose Herts?
Our Cybersecurity Centre has developed a strong relationship with the industry, and this experience is mirrored in the course provision, teaching the most current and relevant strategies, methods, tactics, and technologies used in the industry.
The course embeds the requirements and directives from the National Cyber Security Centre (N.C.S.C.) and the Cybersecurity Body of Knowledge (Cy.B.O.K.).
The mode of delivery and assessments aim at developing a high level of skills in security management and operations, required in career development and progress, from the Security Operations Centre (S.O.C.) to the Chief Security Officers (C.S.O.).
About the course
The award reflects the most current developments in the cybersecurity field, and it builds on our experience and reputation in providing industry-based qualifications in relation to network and systems security. The course aims to develop employability and research skills in the areas of cybersecurity operations, information security, penetration testing, and responsible technologies.
Why choose this course?
One of a range of advanced courses within our postgraduate Master's programme in Computer Science, this particular course provides you with a specialism in Cybersecurity.
Advanced topics studied include information security and compliance, strategies, methods and technologies used in penetration testing, management of cybersecurity centres, and developing and enforcing enterprise security policies.
You will gain an internationally recognised master's degree from the UK's University of Hertfordshire.
Flexible online learning allows you to fit study around your other commitments, without travel and accommodation costs.
You will be taught by a highly regarded and long-established computer science department.
Benefit from the same academic standards and quality control procedures as our equivalent on-campus course.
At the University of Hertfordshire, we want to make sure your time studying with us is as stress-free and rewarding as possible. We offer a range of support services including; student wellbeing, academic support, accommodation, and childcare to ensure that you make the most of your time at Herts and can focus on studying and having fun.
Sandwich placement or study abroad year: n/a
Applications open to international and EU students: Yes