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Swansea University

Cyber Security

Bay Campus, Swansea
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Rank: 32 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Bay Campus, Swansea

Website: www.swansea.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/10/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £18550


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Ranking and student feedback

32

The Complete University Guide
39

UKEAS Ranking

Swansea University evaluation:

Computer sciences and IT evaluation:

Description

Swansea University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

The MSc in Cyber Security covers critical modern technology issues from the security and privacy of personal data, to cyberterrorism, cybercrime and mobile security.In this branch of Computer Science at Swansea a holistic and interdisciplinary approach brings together modules on penetration testing, formal modelling, information security management, cryptography and artificial intelligence.Our brand new £32.5m Computational Foundry lies at the heart of this course. Sophisticated teaching and research equipment include a Vision and Biometric Lab, a Maker Lab, a TechHealth Lab, a Theory Lab, a Cyber Security/Networking Lab, a User Lab and a Visualisation Suite.The cyber security lab enables you to explore the security landscape, undertake experiments in network security, mobile security, and investigate threats in the context of the Internet of Things.

Requirements

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:2 honours degree (or above) in Computer Science or other relevant discipline. English language requirement IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.0 (with no component less than 5.5)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Swansea University, Computer forensics and cyber security .

About this university

International students

For international students, there is a wealth of information on the university's website to help them before they arrive in Wales. Once there the help is more hands on and includes information on visas and immigration as well as English language skills. The English language training services is an accredited program to assist those to whom the language isn't their first. There is also help with developing a career after university and finding co-curricular activities. For non-academic matters, there is the ISAS, the International Student Advice Service who are available for matters such as health and wellbeing, bringing families while studying and financial advice. They are based in the Keir Hardie Building within the university. There are plenty of services available to help students make the most of their time at the university. These range from student counselling and health centre to academic success programmes. The campus is one of the few in the UK to have a mosque on site as well as chaplain services. Student run media includes a radio station. The university's International Sports Village is just five minutes' walk from Singleton Park campus and has a host of facilities for the many sports clubs and teams. These include floodlit playing fields, eight-lane track, training centre, lacrosse and cricket pitches, tennis and squash courts and a climbing wall. Next door is the Wales National Pool, a 50-metre pool complying to FINA standards and was used for training for the London 2012 Olympics.

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