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Are you looking to advance your career in one of the fastest growing and most in-demand global sectors?
The Master of Science Cyber Security Management Online is designed to equip business professionals with a deep understanding of the core aspects of cyber security in our current, rapidly-evolving, technological landscape. In particular this distance-learning programme will provide the skills and understanding for career development in cyber security or data science management or any managerial role where assessment of risk and analysis of data plays a significant role. If you are looking to advance your career in these areas, this is the course for you.
Our Master in Cyber Security Management Online course aims to develop employability and research skills in cybersecurity operations, information security, penetration testing, and responsible technologies.
The MSc Cyber Security Management Online can be studied full-time over one year or part-time over a two year period providing flexibility around your commitments.
Optional Placement Year
All our Master’s courses offer an optional Placement Year, giving you the chance to practise your knowledge and skills, and enhance your employability. Find out more.
2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s).Full requirements
This course is available Full-Time (1 year) and Part-Time (2 years).
October 2023See all Start Dates
You don’t need to apply through UCAS to study one of our online courses.
Our online Master of Science Cyber Security Management degree has a practical approach focusing on how theoretical concepts are applied in real-world industry situations. With a strong focus on employability, students completing this course will learn key cyber security strategies and concepts alongside the skills and understanding required to become strong and effective managers in a data-rich environment.
This course emphasises the practical application of cyber security concepts to solve problems and focuses on providing insight into how cyber security is implemented, managed and governed by organisations today. Structured with a significant emphasis on meeting professional and business development needs, this programme enables professionals and graduates to develop as managers and leaders. Students graduating from this course will be well prepared to take their career to a senior level in the fields of data management and cyber security.
Choose to study the optional Placement Year for the opportunity to gain significant practical skills and elevate your career. Employers are looking for graduates with a business-ready mind set; this entails an understanding of business ethics and values, self-awareness, mental flexibility and openness, resilience, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Visit our Postgraduate Placement Year page for more details.
Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.
All Master’s programmes are integrated with a Professional Development Module, specifically designed to help boost your professional leadership skills and expertise. We will work with you on a Personal Development Plan (PDP) tailored to your career goals, in addition to employment workshops and events.
You will receive individual coaching from a professional coach to help improve your skills within leadership, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, innovation, cultural communication, and growth mindset. We are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching for all our postgraduate students and this is a testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.
This course is available Full-Time (1 year) and Part-Time (2 years). For Full-Time study mode students will complete 60 credits each semester and for Part-Time 30 credits each semester.
You can also study this course at one of our campuses across the UK or in Berlin. If you’re looking for a more traditional university experience, why not consider studying on campus?
To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.
You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.
This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.
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.Discover more
£9,000 (UK/EU/International students) including £250 deposit.
A 20% charge of the full year standard fee applies to the Placement Year for programmes starting from January 2023.
We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.