University of Greenwich: Operational Cyber Security

InstitutionUniversity of Greenwich View institution profile
Department Computing and Information Systems
Web http://www.gre.ac.uk/international
Email cis@gre.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

**An online blended learning programme, building the ability to locate, extract and analyse data from multiple sources and to appreciate the appropriate use of relevant tools within cyber-security.**

This is an online blended learning postgraduate programme that builds a student's ability to locate, extract and analyse data from multiple sources and to appreciate the appropriate use of relevant tools within cyber-security. This programme is aimed at individuals interested in cyber-security, but who lack the formal qualifications to join one of our conventional Master's programmes.

The development of IT skills is embedded in all the subject areas studied. The student will develop skills in managing risk, penetration testing, cryptography, steganography, understanding the network protocols that connect computers to the Internet and the role of Security Standards within the industry. The taught courses are one year (full-time) or two years (part-time), with one year in industry, where the student will gain invaluable work experience and conjointly undertake their Master's project (worth 60 credits).

**Educational Aims of the Programme**
The aim of this programme is to provide a student with a non-computer science first degree with a rigorous grounding in a broad range of cyber-security related subjects. The knowledge and skills acquired are known to be highly valued by employers.

A graduate from this programme will have a systematic understanding of the key aspects of cyber-security. They will be able to apply the methods and techniques that they have learned throughout, to a range of real-world problems and be able to make a real contribution on graduating. A graduate from this programme will be employable in a wide range of positions within the cyber-security industry. Examples will be entry-level roles leading to; computer auditor, penetration tester, security analyst, e-discovery analyst.

**Professional recognition**
We have embedded material from the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), from the professional body, (ISC)2. Upon completion of the programme, students can achieve an additional qualification after taking the SSCP exam within 6 months of graduating.

Students are eligible to receive a discount for the exam. Click here for more details.

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University of Greenwich

 

 

 

 

The University of Greenwich traces its roots back to 1890. The main campus is situated at the Old Royal Naval College near the banks of River Thames attracting students from different countries.

International students from more than 140 countries attend the university making the University of Greenwich one of the top two most globally diverse universities according to The Hotcourses Diversity Index. The University of Greenwich was also named one of the “most international” universities on the planet by Times Higher Education magazine.

 

 


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