MSc Cyber Security Technology (Part-Time)

Develop or accelerate your career in Cyber Security

Northumbria University London Campus


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Blended (classroom and online)
2 Years, Part-time
Level 7 Master's degree
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110 Middlesex Street, London
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The MSc will provide you with a recognised postgraduate qualification in Cyber Security Technology. The programme is designed specifically to enable you to update, extend and deepen your knowledge in Cyber Security and related technology and wider digital leadership and technology subjects, in order to enhance and accelerate your career opportunities.

The programme has been designed for those who have an undergraduate degree in any discipline who wish to study for a qualification which focuses on cyber security. The MSc in Cyber Security Technology is ideally suited to those who have no prior learning in cyber security, the modular content is reflective of this strategy.


Level 7 Master's degree


Level of study: Postgraduate

2019/20 tuition fee: £6,990 (UK/EU)

Payment plan: Available

Student loan: Available

Study method: Part-time classroom

Duration: 2 years with teaching across 15 weekends

Qualification: MSc Cyber Security Technology

Awarded by: Northumbria University

Start dates: January, April, July and October

Who is this course for?

The modular content has been designed for students who are looking to extend and deepen learning in specific areas in the areas of specialism which are relevant to them. For example, the digital leadership module is designed to support future career progression into roles where there is a requirement to manage other cyber specialists. It also provides a useful foundation for those seeking to pursue a career in cyber security in a role where you are required to perform security vulnerability assessments and penetration testing for networked information systems. Knowledge gained from studying the programme will enable you to conduct threat intelligence analysis to keep up to date with the changing threat landscape.


Applicants should have:

Standard entry requirements

  • Minimum 2:2 or above from a recognised university in any discipline (except Cyber Security)
  • Professional qualifications that are equivalent to an honours degree

Non-standard entry requirements

  • Relevant qualifications and/or work experience, such as CompTIA, Cisco, Microsoft, (ISC)2, Amazon AWS or any other related certifications, will be taken into consideration where the applicant has the judged potential to benefit from the programme. Requests will be considered on an individual basis by the Programme Leader and relevant module tutors where appropriate.

Career path

The qualification is designed to accelerate your skills and competence in a range of job roles, including roles in leadership and management in IT, Cyber Security Engineer, Cyber Security Analyst, Cyber Security Consultant, IT Security and Support Manager, Information Security Professional and Business Analyst.

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