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Glasgow Caledonian University: Cyber Security

Institution Glasgow Caledonian University
Department Computer, Communications and Interactive Systems
Telephone 0141 331 8630
Study type Taught


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

Modules: Fundamentals of Routing and Switching; Cyber Defence and Penetration Testing; Network Security; Secure Operations; Secure Connectivity; Cyber Forensics and Incident Response; Information Security Management; Research and Project Methods; MSc Project.

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


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