M.Sc. Information Security (MSc)

University of Glasgow

Tuition fee:
  • € 5,290 / Year (EEA)
  • € 17,633 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2014
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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You will attend lectures, seminars and tutorials and take part in lab, project and team work.

Core courses

* Component-based software engineering
* Cyber security
* Human-centred security
* Requirements engineering
* Professional skills & issues
* Research methods & techniques
* Safety critical systems
* Trends in information security
* Computing science project proposal.

Optional courses

* Advanced networking & communications
* Advanced operating systems
* Algorithmics
* Artificial intelligence
* Big Data: Sytems, Programming and Management
* Computer architecture
* Computer Vision Methods and Applications
* Constraint programming
* Distributed algorithms & systems
* Enterprise computing
* Functional programming
* Human computer interaction
* Human computer interaction: Design and Evaluation
* Information retrieval
* Internet technology
* IT architecture
* Machine learning
* Mobile human computer interaction
* Modeling reactive systems.

Depending on staff availability, the optional courses listed here may change.

Project

* To complete the MSc degree you must undertake a project worth 60 credits. This is a project chosen by you to investigate a challenging but constrained information security problem.

Contents

You will attend lectures, seminars and tutorials and take part in lab, project and team work.

Core courses

* Component-based software engineering
* Cyber security
* Human-centred security
* Requirements engineering
* Professional skills & issues
* Research methods & techniques
* Safety critical systems
* Trends in information security
* Computing science project proposal.

Optional courses

* Advanced networking & communications
* Advanced operating systems
* Algorithmics
* Artificial intelligence
* Big Data: Sytems, Programming and Management
* Computer architecture
* Computer Vision Methods and Applications
* Constraint programming
* Distributed algorithms & systems
* Enterprise computing
* Functional programming
* Human computer interaction
* Human computer interaction: Design and Evaluation
* Information retrieval
* Internet technology
* IT architecture
* Machine learning
* Mobile human computer interaction
* Modeling reactive systems.

Depending on staff availability, the optional courses listed here may change.

Project

* To complete the MSc degree you must undertake a project worth 60 credits. This is a project chosen by you to investigate a challenging but constrained information security problem.

Requirements

A minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA 3.0/4 or equivalent) with computing as a major subject.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of foundation courses.

Further information regarding academic entry requirements:student.recruitment@glasgow.ac.uk

English Language Requirements

CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

75 (Grade B)

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