MSc. Cyber Security

Key Facts

Awarded By
Duration

15 months (Coursework & Dissertation)

Location

Colombo

Overview

This MSc. Cyber Security degree is awarded by Staffordshire University, UK. It enables students to develop masters-level knowledge and skills in the theories, principles, practices and technologies of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics in context of employer-driven needs, emerging markets, and contemporary subject areas within the discipline.  

With this strong industry-linked degree students can develop a sound and critical understanding of different Cyber Operations. It further engenders the rigour of academic knowledge development and training to conceive and develop approaches to digital forensics and cybercrime analysis. 

The modules covered in this degree develop and apply analytical skills specifically in context of real-world scenarios that require digital forensics and cybercrime analysis intervention. Allowing students to be equipped with the ability to evaluate and apply emerging approaches and technologies in digital forensics and cybercrime analysis. 

Teaching & Learning

  • Cybercrime Forensic Analysis 
  • Digital Forensic Fundamentals 
  • Mobile Forensics 
  • Operating System Security 
  • Penetration Testing 
  • Research Methods 
  • Professional Secure Networks 
  • Cyber Operations 
  • Dissertation 

Admission Requirements

A Degree in the field of IT 

OR  

A Diploma in the field of IT with 3 years Industry experience 

OR  

5 years Industry experience with no formal qualifications will be considered as an exception  

AND 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good standard of English 

Career Opportunities

Our distinguished panel of lecturers consisting of leading academics and industry specialists enable this degree to become a strong industry-linked pathway for students. Where upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to enhance their careers within the field of Cyber Security via corporate recruitment in major IT companies in Sri Lanka. 

Special Remarks

Programme commencement is subject to management approval, for more Information please contact student admission counsellors.

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