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Master of Science

MSc Cyber Security Management

Stand out from the crowd in one of the fastest growing and most in-demand global sectors with a business Master’s in Cyber Security Management.

Designed for those who are interested in the strategic and managerial side of cyber security, you will develop a deep understanding of the core aspects of cyber security in our current, rapidly-evolving, technological landscape. You will gain essential knowledge of how cyber security is implemented, managed, and governed by organisations and build your professional skills. Upon completion of this course, you will have the knowledge and the skills to take your career to a senior level and maximise your future earnings.

This business Master’s is available to study both full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 years), on campus and online. Visit MSc Cyber Security Management Online.

Juan Duran, Lecturer on our MSc in Cyber Security Management:

“This Master’s provides a wide range of skills that are in high demand in the industry starting with data management, data governance, basic data security, and going all the way to advanced cyber security and data analytics.”

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s)

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Next start date

June 2024

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This course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), one of the UK's leading professional bodies for Management and Leadership.

Course Details

MSc Cyber Security Management

Our Master’s in Cyber Security Management has a practical approach, focusing on how theoretical concepts are applied in real-world industry situations. You will develop your strategic thinking, how to manage resources, implement solutions, and effectively communicate these to senior decision-makers to support the strategic growth of a business and safe-guard it from cyber attack.

We are focused on your future employability, and you will learn key cyber security strategies and concepts alongside the professional skills required to become a strong and effective manager in a data-rich environment.

This course is accredited by The Chartered Management Institute so upon successful completion of the course, you will have the option to apply for a CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership as well as your degree.

Your learning experience is important to us, and that’s why this course is taught by experienced business professionals in workshop-style classes to ensure you can benefit from greater interaction with your lecturer.

Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.

Why study a Business Master’s degree with us?

  • A professional Careers and Employability Service: from day one to beyond graduation, we'll help you become more employable with support from our expert employability service and careers advisers.
  • CPD-accredited Professional Development Module: our 1:1 coaching will ensure you develop the professional and leadership skills you need to succeed in business.
  • Quality of teaching: you'll work on real-life case studies, taught by business specialists with industry expertise in cyber security.
  • Help to support your tuition fees: we have business scholarships and bursaries and can guide you on postgraduate fees and funding.
  • Amount of support: Our range of student advisors and academic coaches, support apps and student support services help our domestic and international students.
  • Flexible course format: Study full-time, part-time, on-campus or 100% online with a learning model that encourages independent and deep learning, shared modules for greater networking and clear time demands.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

The application deadlines for our June 2024 intake are as follows:

  • International students applying within the UK requiring a Student Route Visa: Monday 20th May 2024
  • Domestic students: Friday 7th June 2024
  • International students applying outside the UK requiring a Student Route Visa: Our June intake is now closed. Applications are open for September 2024 and the deadline to submit your application is Monday 29 July 2024.

Course Structure

Modules up to and including June 2024

  • Global Business Strategy (15 credits)
  • Innovation Management in a Digital Age (15 credits)
  • Success Through Business Ethics (15 credits)
  • Cyber Security for Business (15 credits)
  • Cyber Security Management & Compliance (15 credits)
  • Data Security (15 credits)
  • Data Design Management (15 credits)
  • Responsibility of Directors (15 credits)
  • Network & Cloud Management (15 credits)
  • Business Project (45 credits)
  • Professional Development (non-credit bearing)

Modules from September 2024 (subject to approval)

  • Global Business Strategy (15 credits)
  • Data Security (15 credits)
  • Data Design Management (15 credits)
  • Leadership Mindset (15 credits)
  • Innovation Management in a Digital Age (15 credits)
  • Cyber Security for Business and Cloud Management (15 credits)
  • Cyber Security Management & Compliance (15 credits)
  • Business Simulation Project (15 credits)
  • Success Through Business Ethics (15 credits)
  • Cyber Security and Cyber Hygiene (15 credits)
  • Network & Penetration Testing (15 credits)
  • Contemporary Issues in Business (15 credits)
  • Professional Development (non-credit bearing)

Helping you become more employable is our priority and we are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching to all our postgraduate students. You will benefit from our CPD-accredited Professional Development Module including one to one professional coaching and a bespoke Personal Development Plan.

This is testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.

To find out more about how you can benefit from our professional development support, watch our short video.

Course Start Dates

  • MSc Cyber Security Management
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester
  • MSc Cyber Security Management
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester
  • MSc Cyber Security Management
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester
  • MSc Cyber Security Management
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Manchester

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Study MSc Cyber Security Management Online starting June 2024, September 2024, February 2025 or June 2025

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Course requirements

The course demands show you the requirements, prior knowledge and commitments our course will involve.

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Study Online

You can also study this course 100% online.

If you’re looking for the perfect combination of a flexible study programme to fit around your other commitments together with the benefit of our expertise, experience and employability focus, why not consider our online study option?

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Course Information

 

To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.

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You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.

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Students will study for one year full-time or two years part-time, divided into three semesters of 13 weeks. Typically, full-time students will study 4 modules per semester and part-time students will study 2 modules per semester.
Students will also work on a CPD-accredited Professional Development Module throughout all 3 semesters.

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Employability We Set You Up For Success

We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Fees and Applying

 

You can apply for this course directly with the University of Law.

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2023/24 Course Fee (for courses starting on or after 1 July 2023)

Domestic students
London: £11,300
Outside London: £10,750

Non-domestic students

London: £16,700 (or £13,700 including a £3,000 International Bursary*) 
Outside London: £15,850 (or £12,850 including a £3,000 International Bursary*) 

2024/25 Course Fee (for courses starting on or after 1 July 2024)

Domestic students
London: £11,850
Outside London: £11,300

Non-domestic students

London: £18,500 (or £15,500 including a £3,000 International Bursary*) 
Outside London: £17,000 (or £14,500 including a £2,500 International Bursary*) 

 

*Terms and Conditions apply


By studying a Master's degree you could be eligible for a Postgraduate Loan.

If you’re a ULaw alumnus, you may be eligible to receive our £1000 Academic Master's Alumni Discount.

We also have a range of scholarships and bursaries available to help you invest in your future.

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We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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