MSc Computer Science with Cyber Security

MSc Computer Science with Cyber Security
MSc Computer Science with Cyber Security

MSc Computer Science with Cyber Security


Computer Science


100% online


11 modules

A Programme by University of Sunderland

The 100% online MSc Computer Science with Cyber Security from the University of Sunderland has been designed for individuals who don't have an academic or professional background in computer science and who want to gain the core skills, knowledge expertise to launch a career in this critical and high growth field.

Professionals from a wide range of disciplines that aren't directly within can learn cyber security skills on this course that are applicable to their role and can help secure the systems that they operate with, helping them to progress more quickly in their career.

Equally, this course is ideal for computer scientists who want to gain the skills to specialise in cyber security and who want to gain a qualification to progress more quickly into more senior roles within the field.

Studying this Masters degree, you will develop an understanding of key cyber security topics which will enable you to determine, establish, maintain and create resilient cyber security solutions for information systems security. You will also develop skills in fundamental areas of computer science, including in networking, databases, software engineering and usability.

Learning Outcomes

Cyber security fundamentals

Cyber security and user experience design

Cyber resilience

Data science

Computer science principles and practice

Computer architectures

Secure database system development


Software engineering

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Executive Concentration?

Executive Concentration is a collection of 3 modules with a duration of 12 weeks. These Executive Concentration courses are created from modules presented in complete Master's degrees, this guarantees the quality of the course.

What is the duration of an Executive Concentration?

The Executive Concentration courses differ, but on average the duration is 12 weeks.

Can an Executive Concentration be certified?

Yes, when you complete an Executive Concentration you will receive certification.

What universities are Executive Concentration from?

The Executive Concentration courses are created by professors from the world's top universities known for their research and teaching methodologies, and include professors from the Universities of Cambridge, Southern California, California Los Angeles, and Notre Dame.

Do I have to enrol at a particular time in order to start an Executive Concentration?

No, Executive Concentration courses are self-managed and you can enrol at any time. You can study as and when your agenda and schedule allow.

Are all Executive Concentration online?

Yes, the Executive Concentration courses are fully online.

How can I see which Executive Concentration are available?

You can view our full portfolio of Executive Concentration courses here.

How can I see which universities offer Executive Concentration?

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