The Advanced Cyber Security MSc programme provides the opportunity to gain theoretical and practical knowledge of a broad range of techniques for developing security solutions. The content of the programme is informed by the latest research breakthroughs, allowing you to develop the practical techniques and real-world implementation skills for solving complex cyber security problems - both in today’s world and the future.
There has never been a better time to work in cyber security and the demand for specialists in the field is particularly high. Industries such as health care, finance, manufacturing and retail all rely on cyber security professionals to protect valuable information from cyber breaches.
Through our King’s E-Learning and Teaching System (KEATS), the University provides a platform for you to learn, engage, and network with industry-leading professionals and academic peers. You’ll have the opportunity to maintain working relationships with teachers and students as you build a thriving peer-learning community side by side.
Access lectures, reading materials, discussion boards, research, writing tasks and group projects all from your own workspace. The King’s Library Service is also available to all students and offers online services and support.
Additionally, the programme will provide students with access to our Virtual Lab environment. These digital learning tools provide a pre-configured computing platform for carrying out lab exercises using industry-standard practices and techniques. The environments are customised with the software, operating system and network configuration required to provide hands-on experience of real-world security analysis and problem-solving.
Students will be assessed using a variety of traditional methods including coursework, essays and reports, as well as innovative online methods, including discussion boards and interactive questions.
The Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences has a range of relationships, connections and partnerships with a number of high profile bodies and organisations in tech, business and science industries. Our internationally-renowned graduates lead cutting-edge research, tackling global challenges and answering fundamental questions about our universe - six Nobel Laureates are amongst our distinguished former staff and students. Once you graduate from King’s you will automatically become a member of this 170,000-strong global alumni network. Membership is free, lasts a lifetime and includes many benefits.