BY : Kampuzz Team

Date : 05-05-2015

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Course on Cyber Security at University of Southampton

University of Southampton, UK, is known to be one of the reputed and well-structured universities prevailing in United Kingdom, and has been ranked as one of the top academic identities offering career-oriented courses and infrastructure under quality technology and modernized tools. This academic year 2015-16, University of Southampton invites candidates for MSc in Cyber Security, elementarily aimed at widening the minds and skills of the computer science graduates and providing them with better prospects and a multi-disciplinary outlook for the future. 

About The Course

One-year MSc in Cyber Security program is significantly constructed for the students to provide them with a well-sustained and a dynamic view of the subjects and its area, with not only technical aspects on focus, but covering the genre of Criminology, Risk Management, Law and Social Sciences. Initiated with a total of two semesters teaching quality modules and providing solutions to several technical glitches, the course focuses on core topics like Foundations and Implementation of Cyber Security, Management of Corporate Security, Corporate Risk Management Processes and Cyber Crime, Insecurity and the Dark Web (Cyber Security). Prospective employment attributes and sectors where fresh applicants can apply for Involves Cyber Security Consultancy Corporations, Military, Intelligence Agencies, Crime Inhibition or Investigation Agencies.

Application Process

Application process starts on an online basis, and the selection is based totally on the meritorious output and qualifications allied within the University's Equal Opportunities Policy.

Eligibility Criteria 

There are certain suitability criteria for admissions in the offered courses. Some of them are as follows:

  • The applicants must acquire a first-class or upper second-class degree (or equivalent) within the sections of Computer Science and IT, or any linked discipline, such as Mathematics.
  • The applicants must secure an overall IELTS score of 6.5 and at least 6.0 in each section.

Selection Process

The candidates are profoundly selected on the basis of their scores and merit ranking, along with their qualifications and skills in confide with the University's Equal Opportunities Policy. Candidates with disabilities will be provided with the same procedure, but with additional immersion of the Disability Office in order to assess their needs. Disability criteria may include Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment, Mobility Difficulties, and Dyslexia, and University provide quality accommodation for students whenever possible.