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- A recent graduate-: possibly a maths or engineering graduate with good programming skills, or you might be a good developer but have little knowledge of cyber security.
- Already working in industry: experienced in technical software development, and looking to upskill and enhance your professional development.
- An international student looking to study a UK master's degree, to meet the global need for cyber security skills.
Applied Cyber Security (with Professional Internship)Main Site
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Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 24 months
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(Computer sciences and IT)
Queen's University of Belfast evaluation:
Computer sciences and IT evaluation:
The world's online security depends on you. Step up to the plate with this fascinating Master's course, taught by experts at one of the world's leading cyber security hubs.ABOUT YOU:You'll be analytical, technical and a modern-day codebreaker. Cyber security is a challenge that will not go away, affecting companies, individuals and even governments. You could be:
Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, Mathematics with Computer Science, Physics with Computer Science or a related discipline. Applicants must normally have achieved 2:1 or above in relevant modules. Applicants who hold a 2.2 Honours degree and a Master's degree (or equivalent qualifications acceptable to the University) in one of the above disciplines will be considered on a case-by-case basis. All applicants will be expected to have mathematical ability and significant programming experience as evidenced either through the content of their primary degree or through another appropriate formal qualification. It would be beneficial if applicants have experience programming in C and working in a Linux environment. Applications may be considered from those who do not meet the above requirements but can provide evidence of recent relevant technical experience in industry, for example, in programming. The University's Recognition of Prior Learning Policy provides guidance on the assessment of experiential learning (RPEL). Please visit http://go.qub.ac.uk/RPLpolicy for more information. Please note that a non-refundable deposit of £;1,000 is required (which will be deducted from tuition fees).
IELTS: 6.0 (not less than 5.5 in any component)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Queen's University of Belfast, Computer forensics and cyber security. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
There are some 1200 international students attend the university each year from over 80 countries around the world. Queen's is one of the few to have a dedicated facility for international students, the International and Postgraduate Centre (I&PSC) which forms a comprehensive and proactive support infrastructure for international students. This includes a range of advice and guidance as well as providing information to help those from outside the UK make the most of their time in the country. The heart of student life is the Students Union at Queen's or QUBSU, with its main building opposite the Lanyon Building on University Road. Students are automatically members, making it one of the largest unions in the UK and it provides a range of different services. There is full-time staff available to help with advice matters such as money and welfare as well services such as a shop, canteen and coffee shop. There are four bars in the building, Mandela Hall being the largest. There are 50 sporting clubs and another 100 non-sporting clubs for students to participate in. The oldest is the Literary and Scientific Society, established in 1850 by Edwin Lawrence Godkin. The Dragonslayers Gaming Society holds one of the largest gaming conventions in Ireland, Q-Con, in June each year while the Mountaineering Club has produced three Everest summiteers including Ireland's first, Dawson Stelfox. One of the most successful sporting clubs is the Queen's Boat Club while the Gaelic Football team has won several trophies.