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MSc Cyber Security

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April 2025

October 2024

Programme Duration

2-5 years (MSc)

Academic Direction
Royal Holloway, University of London
Modes of Study

Build essential foundation skills, while gaining hands-on experience with the latest industry case studies, and prepare for real-world career success in the cyber security field. 

Key features

  1. Hands-on experience with real-world case studies

    This degree offers a combination of modules covering important areas such as security management and governance, cybercrime, applied cryptography and information privacy. Through these modules, you’ll gain hands-on experience with the latest industry case studies to help you make an impact at any organisation.

  2. Learn from world-class cyber security experts

    You’ll benefit from the wide-ranging expertise of pioneering and influential academics, researchers and professionals in the cyber security field. As you advance through the curriculum, you’ll learn about the most relevant tools, techniques, and technologies from thought leaders defining the future of cyber security.

  3. Employability and career progression

    This degree is targeted at career-minded individuals who wish to develop their professional skills with academic and practical insights into the subject of cyber security. You will gain practical experience through hands-on lab sessions simulating real-life scenarios, which will allow you to understand how to connect academic and theoretical cyber security knowledge.

  4. Study at your own pace

    Studying a University of London degree online gives you the flexibility to work while you study, turning almost any location into your own classroom without the costs of face-to-face study on campus.

  5. A mark of excellence

    Earn an internationally recognised qualification from the University of London. The University has a track record of teaching, innovation and research dating back 160 years.


The future secured with our MSc Cyber Security

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Student testimonials

“I see the master’s degree as a doorway to moving into either management or research in the cyber security field.”

Michael Lazin

United States

“I chose the University of London for its diverse community and courses suited for working in the international market.”

Max Tsvetkov


“I was able to offer my customers more options thanks to what I learned from the Cyber Security Fundamentals module.”

Lee Gray

United Kingdom

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